Asthmanefrin vs Primatene Mist

Asthmanefrin
(OTC)
Primatene Mist
(OTC)
Asthmanefrin is an asthma / COPD medication.
Primatene Mist is an asthma / COPD medication.
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Approval Date
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November 8, 1967
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
105 Discussions
872 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
Asthmanefrin is approved for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#3 for Wheezing
Primatene Mist is approved for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ast
Chest Tightness
8
Anxiety
8
Tachycardia
5
Dry Mouth
5
Chest Pain
5
Gagging
5
Thyroid Problems
3
Numbness
3
Exhaustion
3
Heart Attack
3
Pri
Addiction
5
Anxiety
3
Chest Tightness
3
Heart Attack
3
Hives
2
Jitteriness
2
Tachycardia
2
Irritability
2
Itching
2
Vomiting
2
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Asthmanefrin
Ast
Primatene Mist
Pri
Chest Tightness
Ast
Pri
8
3
Anxiety
Ast
Pri
8
3
Tachycardia
Ast
Pri
5
2
Dry Mouth
Ast
Pri
5
0
Chest Pain
Ast
Pri
5
0
Gagging
Ast
Pri
5
0
Thyroid Problems
Ast
Pri
3
0
Numbness
Ast
Pri
3
0
Exhaustion
Ast
Pri
3
0
Heart Attack
Ast
Pri
3
3
Addiction
Pri
Ast
5
0
Anxiety
Pri
Ast
3
8
Chest Tightness
Pri
Ast
3
8
Heart Attack
Pri
Ast
3
3
Hives
Pri
Ast
2
0
Jitteriness
Pri
Ast
2
0
Tachycardia
Pri
Ast
2
5
Irritability
Pri
Ast
2
0
Itching
Pri
Ast
2
0
Vomiting
Pri
Ast
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Asthmanefrin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Primatene Mist during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Asthmanefrin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Primatene Mist and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Solution: 1.125%, 2.25%
Aerosol: 0.3 mcg/actuation, 0.16 mg/Actuation, 0.22 mg/Actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Epinephrine
Epinephrine, Epinephrine Bitartrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Asthmanefrin and Primatene Mist: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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