Nebulized ipratropium in the treatment of acute asthma.

  title={Nebulized ipratropium in the treatment of acute asthma.},
  author={Robert G. Higgins},
  volume={99 2},
The efficacy of ipratropium and salbutamol was determined in 117 patients with acute asthma who presented to an emergency department to determine whether the order of administration of the two agents affects the improvement in peak flow rates. Patients were given two nebulized treatments at an interval of one hour in a randomized, double-blind design. They received either 5 mg nebulized salbutamol followed by 0.5 mg ipratropium, ipratropium followed by salbutamol, or both drugs administered… CONTINUE READING