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What is Atrovent HFA?

Atrovent HFA is a brand-name prescription medication that prevents symptoms of asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. These symptoms include: difficulty breathing, chest tightness, coughing and wheezing. The active ingredient in this medication is ipratropium, a bronchodilator that works by opening and relaxing the airways to the lungs to help you breathe more freely. This medication is available as a hand-held inhaler.

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