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ipratropium bromide

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noun ip·ra·tro·pi·um bromide \ˌip-rə-ˌtrō-pē-əm-\

Medical Definition of ipratropium bromide

  1. :  an anticholinergic drug C20H30BrNO3·H2O that is used as an inhalational aerosol for bronchodilation especially in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and as a nasal spray in the treatment of runny nose associated with rhinitis Ipratropium bromide is marketed under the trademark Atrovent and when used in combination with albuterol under the trademark Combivent.




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