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Primatene Side Effects

Report Primatene Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Primatene, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Primatene side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Primatene.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Primatene side effects are:
Fast Pulse (2 reports)
Lethargic, Fast Pulse (2 reports)
Lethargy (2 reports)
Chest Pain (1 reports)
Nausea (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Primatene Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Primatene reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Primatene on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Chest Pain, Dizziness
on Sep 03, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: chest pain, dizziness. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed. Patient was hospitalized.

Congenital Anomaly, Limb Deformity, Spine Malformation
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: congenital anomaly, limb deformity, spine malformation on Nov 03, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, . Primatene Mist dosage: Inhalant.

Chest Pain, Dizziness
Adverse event was reported on Sep 03, 2008 by a Male taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: chest pain, dizziness. Patient was hospitalized.

Chest Pain, Dizziness
on Sep 03, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: chest pain, dizziness. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuation As Needed. Patient was hospitalized.


Cold Sweat, Dyspnoea, Joint Stiffness, Muscle Tightness
on Aug 13, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: cold sweat, dyspnoea, joint stiffness, muscle tightness. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Doxicyclin And Suboxon
Patient was hospitalized.

Hallucination, Incoherent, Overdose
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: hallucination, incoherent, overdose on Jun 19, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 45 years of age, . Primatene Mist dosage: 24 Tablets X 1.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ethanol (^a Fifth Of Alcohol^ X 1)


Treatment Noncompliance
Adverse event was reported on May 20, 2008 by a Female taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 47 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: treatment noncompliance.

Treatment Noncompliance
on May 20, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: treatment noncompliance. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Haematemesis
on Feb 12, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: haematemesis. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Acutations As Needed.

Rash
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: rash on Feb 12, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 57 years of age, weighting 202.8 lb, was diagnosed with and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Chest Pain
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Male taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: chest pain.

Pharyngeal Oedema
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: pharyngeal oedema. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Mood Swings
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: mood swings. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Lung Disorder, Throat Irritation
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: lung disorder, throat irritation on Jan 29, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 29 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Incorrect Dose Administered, Palpitations
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Female taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 48 years of age, After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: incorrect dose administered, palpitations.

Asthma
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: asthma. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Caustic Injury
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , child 10 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: caustic injury. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Tremor
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: tremor on Jan 29, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Heart Rate Increased, Insomnia
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Female taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 61 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: heart rate increased, insomnia.

Incorrect Dose Administered
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: incorrect dose administered. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Caustic Injury, Headache
on Feb 07, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: caustic injury, headache. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Dyspnoea
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: dyspnoea on Jan 29, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 33 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Chest Pain
Adverse event was reported on Feb 22, 2008 by a Female taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 32 years of age, Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: chest pain.

Nausea, Vomiting
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: nausea, vomiting. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Dizziness, Gait Disturbance, Malaise
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: dizziness, gait disturbance, malaise. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

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Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:

     

    Side Effects

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    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)

     

     

     

     

    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad


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  • 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.

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    Alternative PRIMATENE Names:EPHEDRINE EPINEPHRI

    Active Ingredient: EPHEDRINE EPINEPHRI

    More About Primatene

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 110

    Primatene safety alerts: No

    Reported deaths: 5

    Reported hospitalizations: 19

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