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Albuterol / Ipratropium Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 25, 2023.

Applies to the following strengths: 2.5 mg-0.5 mg/3 mL; 103 mcg-18 mcg/inh; 100 mcg-20 mcg/inh

Usual Adult Dose for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Maintenance

Inhalation Aerosol:
1 inhalation (albuterol-ipratropium bromide 100 mcg-20 mcg) orally four times a day. Additional inhalations can be taken as required.
Maximum dose: 6 inhalations in 24 hours

Inhalation solution:
One 3 mL vial (albuterol-ipratropium bromide 2.5 mg-0.5 mg) four times a day via nebulization
Maximum dose: Up to 2 additional 3 mL doses per day, if needed


Use: In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on a regular aerosol bronchodilator who continue to have evidence of bronchospasm and who require a second bronchodilator

Renal Dose Adjustments

This drug has not been studied in patients with renal dysfunction. Caution is recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

This drug has not been studied in patients with hepatic dysfunction. Caution is recommended.



Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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