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ipratropium bromide

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

medical Definition of ipratropium bromide

: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
Note: Ipratropium bromide is marketed under the trademark Atrovent and when used in combination with albuterol under the trademark Combivent.

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