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Primatene mist has been taken of the shelves. This was a medicine that worked for a lot of people without a perscription. Now im looking at $58 dolla?

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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree

In brief: Good riddance

Primatine was inhaled adrenaline.
It worked fast, lasted about 15 seconds, and was very dangerous. The fact that you used it without problems simply means you won that game of "russian roulette". Treatment of asthma requires you treat the underlying problem. Primatine only covered up the symptoms, and not even very well. If it was developed today the fda would have shot it down immediately.

In brief: Good riddance

Primatine was inhaled adrenaline.
It worked fast, lasted about 15 seconds, and was very dangerous. The fact that you used it without problems simply means you won that game of "russian roulette". Treatment of asthma requires you treat the underlying problem. Primatine only covered up the symptoms, and not even very well. If it was developed today the fda would have shot it down immediately.
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
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Dr. David Hicks
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No choice

First of all primatine mist was used intermittently by some but abused by others.
If you have asthma this is not appropriate treatment and could cause you long term consequences such as emphsema. Asthma is an inflammatory conditionand require appropriate meds to control. If treated appropriately asthmatics use a rescue inhaler less than once a week. Seek appropriate medical treatment.

In brief: No choice

First of all primatine mist was used intermittently by some but abused by others.
If you have asthma this is not appropriate treatment and could cause you long term consequences such as emphsema. Asthma is an inflammatory conditionand require appropriate meds to control. If treated appropriately asthmatics use a rescue inhaler less than once a week. Seek appropriate medical treatment.
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