Ephedrine vs Primatene Mist

Ephedrine
(OTC)
Primatene Mist
(OTC)
Ephedrine is a cardiovascular medication and an asthma / COPD medication.
Primatene Mist is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Asthma
5.0
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
November 8, 1967
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
127,748 Discussions
872 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Weight Loss
#2 for Asthma
Our data suggest that some patients take Ephedrine for Weight Issues, although this is not an approved use. In addition, it is approved for Asthma.
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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Eph
Addiction
5
Heart Attack
4
Depression
3
Decrease in Appetite
3
Euphoria
3
Stroke
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Vomiting
2
Dehydration
1
Shaking
1
Pri
Addiction
7
Anxiety
4
Chest Tightness
4
Heart Attack
4
Hives
3
Jitteriness
3
Tachycardia
2
Irritability
2
Itching
2
Vomiting
2
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Ephedrine
Eph
Primatene Mist
Pri
Addiction
Eph
Pri
5
7
Heart Attack
Eph
Pri
4
4
Depression
Eph
Pri
3
0
Decrease in Appetite
Eph
Pri
3
0
Euphoria
Eph
Pri
3
0
Stroke
Eph
Pri
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Eph
Pri
2
0
Vomiting
Eph
Pri
2
2
Dehydration
Eph
Pri
1
0
Shaking
Eph
Pri
1
0
Addiction
Pri
Eph
7
5
Anxiety
Pri
Eph
4
0
Chest Tightness
Pri
Eph
4
0
Heart Attack
Pri
Eph
4
4
Hives
Pri
Eph
3
0
Jitteriness
Pri
Eph
3
0
Tachycardia
Pri
Eph
2
0
Irritability
Pri
Eph
2
0
Itching
Pri
Eph
2
0
Vomiting
Pri
Eph
2
2
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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Not Available
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 Ephedrine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Primatene Mist and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
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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Ephedrine , Ephedrine Sulfate , Ephedrine Sulfate/Pf
Epinephrine, Epinephrine Bitartrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ephedrine 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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