Action And Clinical Pharmacology: Epinephrine is a sympathomimetic drug that acts on both alpha and beta receptors.
Indications: For temporary relief of acute paroxysms of bronchial asthma.
Manufacturers’ Warnings In Clinical States: For oral inhalation only. Do not use this product unless a diagnosis of asthma has been made by a physician, if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes, or difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland, if you have ever been hospitalized for asthma or if you are taking any prescription drug for asthma. Do not use this product more frequently or at higher doses than recommended, unless directed by a physician. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.
Pregnancy and Lactation: As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.
Precautions: Drug Interactions : Do not use this product if you are presently taking a prescription drug for high blood pressure or depression, without first consulting your physician.
Adverse Reactions: Excessive use may cause nervousness and rapid heartbeat, and possibly adverse effects on the heart. Do not continue to use this product but seek medical assistance immediately if symptoms are not relieved within 20 minutes or become worse.
Dosage And Administration: Inhalation dosage for adults and children 14 years of age and older. Start with 1 inhalation, then wait at least 1 minute. If not relieved, use once more. Do not use again for at least 3 hours. Children under 14 years of age: as directed by physician.
If symptoms are not relieved within 20 minutes or become worse, do not continue to use this product, but seek medical assistance.
During use, the Mistometer must always be held upside down as it does not operate properly in an upright position. Run warm or cold water through the mouthpiece once daily to wash it. You may sanitize it by immersing it in alcohol. Always protect your epinephrine inhalation aerosol by replacing the plastic mouthpiece and cap after each use. Before each use, remove cap and inspect mouthpiece for foreign objects.
Availability And Storage: Each 15 mL plastic coated vial contains: epinephrine USP 0.5% (5.5 mg/mL) solution. Nonmedicinal ingredients: alcohol 33%, ascorbic acid, dichlorodifluoromethane, dischlorotetrafluoroethane and distilled water. The contents of the vial permits the delivery of 300 single oral inhalations. Each spray delivers approximately 0.25 mg epinephrine through the mouthpiece (0.275 mg through the valve). Metered dose aerosol inhalers of 15 mL with detachable plastic mouthpiece with built-in nebulizer and protective cap.
BRONKAID® MISTOMETER® Sanofi Epinephrine Bronchodilator