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Ipratropium bromide / albuterol combination (Combivent) is a type of quick-relief medicine that relaxes the muscles around the airways, helping to open the airways in the lungs.

This medication is an aerosol and is given to your child through an aerosol machine (nebulizer) or metered-dose inhaler (MDI).