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Chest Pain, Dizziness (5892289-7)
on Sep 03, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
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 (5855761-1)
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: cold sweat, dyspnoea, joint stiffness, muscle tightness on Aug 13, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 26 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • emphysema
and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Doxicyclin And Suboxon
Patient was hospitalized.

Hallucination, Incoherent, Overdose (5794762-9)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 19, 2008 by a Male taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 24 Tablets X 1) . Location: UNITED STATES , 45 years of age, After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: hallucination, incoherent, overdose.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ethanol (^a Fifth Of Alcohol^ X 1)


Treatment Noncompliance (5789499-6)
on May 20, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: treatment noncompliance. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.


Treatment Noncompliance (5761693-X)
on May 20, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: treatment noncompliance. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Haematemesis (5643952-4)
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: haematemesis on Feb 12, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Acutations As Needed.

Rash (5643776-8)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 12, 2008 by a Female taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 57 years of age, weighting 202.8 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: rash.

Chest Pain (5639718-1)
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: chest pain. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Pharyngeal Oedema (5639713-2)
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
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 (5639668-0)
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: mood swings on Jan 29, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Lung Disorder, Throat Irritation (5639665-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Female taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 29 years of age, Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: lung disorder, throat irritation.

Incorrect Dose Administered, Palpitations (5639659-X)
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: incorrect dose administered, palpitations. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Asthma (5639646-1)
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
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 (5639645-X)
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: caustic injury on Jan 29, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , child 10 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Tremor (5639641-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Male taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 49 years of age, After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: tremor.

Heart Rate Increased, Insomnia (5639640-0)
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: heart rate increased, insomnia. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Incorrect Dose Administered (5639627-8)
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
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 (5639618-7)
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: caustic injury, headache on Feb 07, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Dyspnoea (5639580-7)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Male taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 33 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: dyspnoea.

Chest Pain (5639425-5)
on Feb 22, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 32 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: chest pain. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Nausea, Vomiting (5638401-6)
on Jan 29, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
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 (5638399-0)
Patient was taking Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: dizziness, gait disturbance, malaise on Jan 29, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 82 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Headache, Pain (5638396-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2008 by a Male taking Primatene Mist (Dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed) was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 58 years of age, Patient felt the following Primatene side effects: headache, pain.

Aggression, Dependence, Lung Disorder (5638391-6)
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. After Primatene was administered, patient encountered several Primatene side effects: aggression, dependence, lung disorder. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

Abdominal Pain Upper (5638129-2)
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 29 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and was treated with Primatene Mist. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Primatene side effects: abdominal pain upper. Primatene Mist dosage: 2 Actuations As Needed.

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Alternative PRIMATENE Names:EPHEDRINE EPINEPHRI

Active Ingredient: EPHEDRINE EPINEPHRI

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Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 15

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