Anticholinergics for Cystic Fibrosis
How It Works
Ipratropium helps keep the tubes in the lungs (bronchial tubes) from narrowing.
Anticholinergics begin to work within 15 minutes. They work best after 1 to 2 hours, usually last 3 to 4 hours, and sometimes last up to 6 hours. Anticholinergic medicines can be taken by using an Reference inhaler Opens New Window or a Reference nebulizer Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology