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Is ipratropium safe for children?

Ipratropium inhalers and nasal spray are safe for some children over a certain age. Teenagers over 12 years of age can use ipratropium inhalers. Children over five years of age can use ipratropium nasal spray two or three times a day on a short-term basis to treat a runny nose caused by allergies or a cold.

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