Anticholinergics for mucus
Anticholinergic agents in theory will reduce mucus production. This could inadvertently lead to a more sticky secretion in chronic bronchitis and CF patients. However in vivostudies point out that this anticholinergic activity is clinically ratherunimportant. Nevertheless some patients do experience
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Ipratropium can be used as supplementary therapy in hypersecretory diseases.
Extra info: Although ipratropium can be used as supplemental therapy for these patients, they provide little clinical utility.