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Primatene Mist

PATIENT INFORMATION

Directions for use of Mouthpiece:

The Primatene® Mist (epinephrine for inhalation) mouthpiece, which is enclosed in the Primatene® Mist (epinephrine for inhalation) 15 mL size (not the refill size), should be used for inhalation only with Primatene® Mist (epinephrine for inhalation) .

Primatene® Mist mouthpiece Take plastic cap off mouthpiece. (For refills, use mouthpiece from previous purchase.)
Primatene® Mist mouthpiece Take plastic mouthpiece off bottle.
Primatene® Mist mouthpiece Place short end of mouthpiece on bottle.
Primatene® Mist mouthpiece Turn bottle upside down. Place thumb on bottom of mouthpiece over circular button and forefinger on top of vial. Empty the lungs as completely as possible by exhaling.
Primatene® Mist mouthpiece Place mouthpiece in mouth with lips closed around opening. Inhale deeply while squeezing mouthpiece and bottle together. Release immediately and remove unit from mouth, then complete taking the deep breath, drawing medication into your lungs, holding breath as long as comfortable.
Primatene® Mist mouthpiece Exhale slowly keeping lips nearly closed. This helps distribute the medication in the lungs.
Primatene® Mist mouthpiece For storage, place long end of mouthpiece back on bottle and cover with plastic cap.

Care of Mouthpiece: The Primatene® Mist (epinephrine for inhalation) mouthpiece should be washed after each use with hot, soapy water, rinsed thoroughly, and dried with a clean, lint-free cloth.

If the unit becomes clogged and fails to spray, please write and send the clogged unit to: Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 423 LaGrange St., West Roxbury, MA 02132.

© 2008 Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/6/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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