Ipratropium Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations (36 mcg) 4 times a day up to 12 inhalations a day.
CFC free inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations (34 mcg) 4 times a day up to 12 inhalations a day.
Nebulized solution: 500 mcg (1 unit dose vial) 3 to 4 times a day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

Neonates:
Nebulized solution: 25 mcg/kg 3 times daily.

Infants and children:
Nebulized solution: 125 to 250 mcg 3 times daily.

3 to 12 years:
Inhalation aerosol: : 1 to 2 inhalations (18 to 36 mcg) 3 times a day, up to 6 inhalations a day.
CFC free inhalation aerosol: 1 to 2 inhalations (17 to 34 mcg) 4 times a day up to 12 inhalations a day.

> 12 years:
Inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations (36 mcg) 4 times a day up to 12 inhalations a day.
CFC free inhalation aerosol: 2 inhalations (34 mcg) 4 times a day up to 12 inhalations a day.
Nebulized solution: 500 mcg (1 unit dose vial) 3 to 4 times a day.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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Other Comments

The total number of inhalations should not exceed 12 in 24 hours.

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