November 27, 2015
Recommended Topic Related To:


"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will complete its phase-out of all inhaler medical products containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by Dec. 31, 2013. This effort is to comply with an international treaty to protect the ozone layer by phasing "...

Primatene Mist

How Supplied



  • for temporary relief of occasional symptoms of mild asthma
  • wheezing, tightness of chest, shortness of breath



  • do not exceed dosage
  • supervise children using this product
  • adults and children 4 years and over: start with one inhalation, then wait at least 1 minute. If not relieved, use once more. Do not use again for at least 3 hours.
  • children under 4 years of age: ask a doctor


For Inhalation Only

  • store at room temperature, between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • contains no sulfites
  • see insert for mouthpiece use and care instructions

© Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Questions or Comments? Call 1-8 PRIMATENE or 1-877-462-8363.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/6/2008

How Supplied

Primatene Mist - User Reviews

Primatene Mist User Reviews

Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.

Here is a collection of user reviews for the medication Primatene Mist sorted by most helpful. Patient Discussions FAQs

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Allergies & Asthma

Improve treatments & prevent attacks.

Health Resources
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations