What is DuoNeb?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Ipratropium-Albuterol

Brand Name for the combination of ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate, bronchodilators used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Breathing difficulty 5 2
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 4 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Excess saliva 1 0
Improve swallowing 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with DuoNeb

Side effect Patients
Shakiness 2
Generalized anxiety disorder 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking DuoNeb

Dosage Patients
0.833-0.167 mg/ml four times daily 2
0.833-0.167mg/ml as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking DuoNeb

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking DuoNeb

Duration

Currently taking DuoNeb

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking DuoNeb

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking DuoNeb and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 2
Levalbuterol (Xopenex HFA) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for DuoNeb

Dec 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shakiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg-0.5 mg/3 mL Four times daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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