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What are the side effects of ipratropium bromide?

Inhaled ipratropium may cause the following side effects: chest pain; rapid heartbeat; breathlessness; wheezing; dizziness; fainting; eye pain or blurred vision; low blood pressure; and symptoms of an allergic reaction, including a rash, hives, itching or swelling of the face, lips or tongue. Other potential side effects include: bronchitis; cough; headaches; dry nose, eyes or mouth; nausea; intestinal discomfort; trouble passing urine; nervousness; irritation from the aerosol spray; and worsening of symptoms. If any of these side effects become troublesome, the doctor should be notified. Potential side effects of using ipratropium as a nasal spray include: cough; hoarseness; swollen nose; nasal inflammation; inflamed nasal ulcers; nasal congestion; nasal dryness; posterior nasal drip; nasal irritation, including an itching or burning sensation; nosebleed; nasal tumors; sinus inflammation; sneezing; sore throat; upper respiratory infection; eye irritation; pink eye; dizziness; headaches; blurred vision; a change in taste; dry mouth and throat; diarrhea; nausea; pain; rapid heartbeat; ringing in the ears; rash; thirst; and worsening of your symptoms.

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