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What is ipratropium nasal spray?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Ipratropium (Atrovent) is a prescription nasal spray that reduces the amount of fluid and mucus in the nose and airways. It does this by blocking the action of a chemical called acetylcholine. 

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