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ASTHMANEFRIN
Asthma/COPD
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Drug Name:

ASTHMANEFRIN OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Racepinephrine 2.25%; inh soln.

Company:
Nephron Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for ASTHMANEFRIN:

For temporary relief of shortness of breath, tightness of chest, and wheezing due to bronchial asthma.

Adults and Children:

For use in an atomizer (eg, EZ Breathe Atomizer). Add contents of one vial (0.5mL) to atomizer. <4yrs: not recommended. ≥4yrs: 1–3 inhalations not more than every 3 hours.

Contraindications:

Within 14 days of MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Heart disease. Hypertension. Thyroid disease. Diabetes. GI or GU obstruction. Asthma requiring hospitalization. Discontinue and reevaluate if symptoms are not relieved within 20 minutes or worsen. Do not use if product is brown, pinkish or darker than slightly yellow in color, if it appears cloudy, or if it contains a precipitate. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Caution with concomitant other asthma drugs.

Pharmacological Class:

Sympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Nervousness, tachycardia with excessive use.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Starter Kit—1 (10 vials + 1 EZ Breathe Atomizer); Refill vials—30

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