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What is Atrovent?

Atrovent (ipratropium) is a prescription drug that opens up constricted airways and treats symptoms of bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. As a nebulizer solution and inhaled aerosol, Atrovent opens air passages which allow more oxygen to reach the lungs and decreases coughing and shortness of breath. It is one of a class of drugs called bronchodilators. Atrovent nasal spray is used to treat a runny nose that is caused by the common cold, allergies or other causes.

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