Atrovent Nasal Spray Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Atrovent Nasal Spray may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: nasal spray
Ipratropium has been generally well-tolerated, and void of systemic effects when administered intranasally.
Local side effects have included blood-tinged mucus (17%), nasal dryness (10%), epistaxis (7%), and nasal irritation (2%).
Nervous system side effects have included headache is reported in approximately 9% of the patients treated with the nasal spray. Dizziness has occurred infrequently.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included reports of allergic-type reactions including skin rash, angioedema of the throat, tongue, lips,and face, generalized urticaria, laryngospasm, and anaphylactic reactions.
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision and conjunctivitis after the medication came in contact with the eyes.
Genitourinary side effects have not been usually observed with the low doses given by nasal spray. Urinary retention has been reported occasionally in patients receiving larger doses by nebulizer. Caution may be warranted when using ipratropium in men with prostatic hypertrophy.
Respiratory side effects have included pharyngitis and upper respiratory tract infection has been reported in 8% and 9% of patients, respectively.
Cardiovascular side effects have included rare reports of tachycardia and palpitations.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and diarrhea.
Dermatologic side effects have included rare reports of skin rash.Top
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive and should not be utilized as a reference resource beyond the date hereof. This information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. This drug information is a reference resource designed as supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill , knowledge, and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug of drug combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Drugs.com does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information provided. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.