Ipratropium/Albuterol Inhaler is the generic alternative to Combivent and is a combination inhaler used to prevent the tightening and narrowing of the airways in people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This combination medication is used by people whose symptoms such as wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing have not been controlled by a single inhaled medication. Both ipratropium and albuterol are bronchodilators.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common Ipratropium/Albuterol inhaler side effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following Combivent side effects:
Q: How many doses of Combivent should I take?
A: Always follow your doctor’s directions for taking this medication. Ipratropium/Albuterol inhaler is typically used four times daily although your doctor may also direct you to use this inhaler for wheezing or shortness of breath. You should not use more than 6 inhalations of this medication within a 24 hour period.
Q: What is the Combivent generic alternative?
A: Generic Combivent is known as Ipratropium/Albuterol inhaler and is available in 20(18)mcg strength. You can save up to 90% on the price of your medication by buying online with Canada Drugs and could save even more by ordering a 90 day supply of your medication.