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Ipranase AQ Nasal Spray

Manufactured byCIPLA LTD
ContainsIpratropium
Description

Ipranase AQ Nasal Spray is a bronchodilator medicine that is used to control and prevent symptoms of respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and rhinorrhea.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ipranase AQ Nasal Spray

  • Dizziness
  • Bladder pain
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nasal congestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Back pain
  • Confusion
  • Low blood pressure
  • Cough

Uses of Ipranase AQ Nasal Spray

What is it prescribed for?

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Asthma
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 minutes of an oral inhalation. Upon intra-nasal administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed within 15 minutes.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 12 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ipratropium, atropine or its derivatives, or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Driving vehicles and operating machinery

This medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness or blurred vision in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from pre-existing glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Urinary Retention

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia due to the increased risk of urinary retention. Close monitoring of renal function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use in children

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in children below 12 years of age. It should be used only under the supervision of your doctor.

Tachycardia

This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of tachycardia (increased heart rate) and atrial fibrillation. Report any unusual symptoms such as changes in heart rate, palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be used as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Atropine

Aripiprazole

Clozapine

Chlorpheniramine

Tiotropium

Disease interactions

Renal Dysfunction

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of renal diseases since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established for such patients. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established for such patients. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. The prescribed dosage form, frequency, and duration of uptake are specific as per your needs. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller quantities or for longer than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing and opening the blocked air passages leading to the lungs. It improves the airflow into the lungs and makes breathing easier. The intranasal form of this medicine blocks secretion of mucous and relieves a runny nose.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Anti Cholinergic Brochodilators, Nasal antihistamines and decongestants

Schedule

Schedule H

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