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Can primatene work good for exercise induced asthma or in general?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: There are better

Inhalers available.
Primatene is merely adequate, but does work if other drugs (albuterol, inhaled steroids) are not at hand.

In brief: There are better

Inhalers available.
Primatene is merely adequate, but does work if other drugs (albuterol, inhaled steroids) are not at hand.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Primatene mist is being REMOVED from the market and can be a dangerous drug. Do not use Primatene Mist!!! Dr. Walsh is exactly correct...there are MUCH BETTER inhalers plus a ton safer. Being removed because it is not safe as an OTC medication
2 doctors agree

In brief: Of all the...

...Bronchodilators, Epinephrine (active ingredient in primatene) is shortest-acting, and with the most side effects.
I would recommend alternative medications for all types of asthma.

In brief: Of all the...

...Bronchodilators, Epinephrine (active ingredient in primatene) is shortest-acting, and with the most side effects.
I would recommend alternative medications for all types of asthma.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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