Atrovent Nasal Spray
Side Effects of Atrovent Nasal SprayAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Atrovent nasal spray. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Atrovent nasal spray include, but are not limited to:
- A sore throat
- Upper respiratory tract infections (such as the common cold)
- Nasal dryness
(Click Atrovent Nasal Spray Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug Interactions With Atrovent Nasal SprayAtrovent nasal spray can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Atrovent Drug Interactions).
Atrovent Nasal Spray: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Atrovent nasal spray if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
- An enlarged prostate (known medically as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
- A bladder problem
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Atrovent and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Atrovent and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Atrovent Nasal Spray Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take Atrovent nasal spray.)