ipratropium/albuterol (salbutamol) solution - inhalation, DuoNeb
GENERIC NAME: IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL (SALBUTAMOL) SOLUTION - INHALATION (ip-ruh-TROW-pee-um/al-BYOU-ter-ohl)
BRAND NAME(S): DuoNeb
USES: This medication is used to treat severe breathing trouble caused by ongoing lung diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, which include chronic bronchitis and emphysema). It helps to relax the muscles around your airways so that they open up to make breathing easier. It helps to reduce shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing. This medication is a combination of 2 drugs, ipratropium and albuterol. Albuterol is also called salbutamol in some countries. Ipratropium is an anticholinergic bronchodilator and albuterol (salbutamol) is a beta-agonist bronchodilator.
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