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Ipratropium

Nasal Decongestants
CATEGORIES

Nasal Decongestants


ALIASES

Atrovent, Atrovent Nasal, Atrovent®, Atrovent® Nasal, Combivent, Combivent®, Ipramol, Ipratropium/Salbutamol Orion, Ipratropium/Salbutamol Sandoz, Ipratropiumbromid Arrow, Ipratropiumbromid Ebb, Ipraxa, Itrop, Otrivin Comp, Salipra, Sapimol, Xyloipra, ZyComb


SUBSTANCES

ipratropium, ipratropium bromide, ipratropium bromide monohydrate


ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: MODERATE
A nasal vasoconstricting decongestant drug which acts by binding to the same receptors as adrenaline. It is applied as a spray or as drops into the nose to ease inflammation and congestion of the nasal passageways. It binds alpha-adrenergic receptors to activate the adrenal system which causes systemic vasoconstriction, thereby easing nasal congestion.

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MODERATE
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