Ipratropium bromide/salbutamol

What is Ipratropium bromide/salbutamol?

It is a short acting b2 adrenergic receptor agonist used for relief of bronchospasm in condition like asthma and COPD. It is also used as tocolytic to delay premature labour by relaxing the uterine smooth muscle. In acute hyperkalemia its use reduces the K level in blood.

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Does Duolin nebuliser have steroids? Especially since i have to give it for my 2 year old son

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

No Duolin does not have steroids.

It contains salbutamol and Ipratropium bromide. Both are not...

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Hi my son has cough variant asthma, he is on a controller med of symbicort and recently was given duoneb in instead of albuterol for a flair up he...

doctor1 MD

Hello.

Thank you for asking at HCM.

I would like to know age of your son. However, I guess he is having childhood asthma.

Albuterol is usually the...

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my mother is recovering from an acute delirium post femur bone (neck) surgery which took place on 9th Nov, 2011. She is a heart patient, takes anti...

doctor1 MD

Hello
It is absolutely safe to give duolin and budecort nebulizer to her as the medicines given in nebulizer form are in micrograms and can,in no...

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