Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. For medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor. The following are some of the side effects of Combivent that are frequently reported: headache, respiratory tract infection, cough, and shortness of breath. See the section titled "Combivent Precautions." Combivent is known to cause serious side effects. If you experience any side effects that bother you or do not go away, let your doctor know right away. Call 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects to the FDA.
Inform your doctor of all the drugs you take, including vitamins, herbal supplements, prescription and non-prescription medications.
When using a brand-new canister for the first time, bronchospasm is more likely to happen. cardiovascular consequences In addition to symptoms like chest pain or a racing or pounding heartbeat, combivent can alter blood pressure and heart rate. Combivent can cause life-threatening bronchospasm, which is a sudden constriction of the muscles in the walls of the airways leading to the lungs. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how ipratropium/albuterol affects you. If you are allergic to Combivent or any of its ingredients, to peanuts or soybeans, or to atropine or other related medications, do not take Combivent. hypersensitive responses. Brochospasm is one of the serious adverse reactions associated with Combivent. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms of a hypersensitivity reaction to ipratropium/albuterol: itching hives rash swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue, or throat swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs difficulty breathing or swallowing or breathing Combivent can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision. For patients with cardiovascular conditions, this medication should be used with caution.