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NEBULIZED MEDICATION COMPATIBILITY 

Drug
(Brand)
Salbutamol Budesonide Ipratropium Racemic Epinephrine Cromolyn Acetylcysteine
Salbutamol
(Ventolin)
  Yes Yes   Yes Yes
Budesonide (Pulmicort) Yes   Yes   Yes  
Ipratropium
(Atrovent)
Yes Yes     Yes  
Racemic Epinephrine
(Vaponefrin)
        Yes  
Cromolyn
(Intal)
Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Acetylcysteine
(Mucomyst)
Yes          

Yes = compatible, use immediately
Blank = no information available, do NOT mix in the same nebulizer chamber

Adapted from BCCH newsletter, The Pharmacy Informer, Winter 2000 (with permission)