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Primatene Mist Pulled Off Market. Now What?

By Harriet Spitzer-Picker As a Certifed Asthma Educator (AE-C), I am required to learn the history of asthma medications and the latest treatment options.  A significant new development is one that we have anticipated for a long time—the withdrawal at the end of 2011 of the over-the-counter rescue inhaler, Primatene Mist, from the market.  Primatene […]

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The New Primatene Flap

By Dr. Paul Ehrlich As the clock ticks away on Primatene Mist, the only over-the-counter asthma inhaler left on the market, it is being ginned up as an argument against regulatory overreach by the Obama administration. I have been observing the Primatene controversy for decades as an asthma specialist. I have to say that there’s […]

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