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AsthmaNefrin

Active Ingredient(s): Epinephrine
Category: Asthma

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AsthmaNefrin Overview

Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline, adrenalin, or 4,5-β-trihydroxy-N-methylphenethylamine) is a hormone and a neurotransmitter.[1] The investigation of the pharmacology of epinephrine made a major contribution to the understanding of the autonomic system and the function of the sympathetic system. Epinephrine remains a useful medicine for several emergency indications. This is despite its non-specific action on adrenoceptors and the subsequent development of multiple selective medicin...

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Asthmanefrin Medicine Cup
Posted a few entries before. Still using the ultrasonic cleaner but with cold distilled water. Basically they give out in a few months and I have to buy another medicine cup. I wish Nephron would re-design this so it would last a lot longer.
Updated 17 hours ago.
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Medicine cup cleaning result
As stated before I would post my results. Sm. cap. ultrasonic cleaner from HF Tools (less than $30). Ran it thru 2 three min. cycles using dist. water heated to 90 deg. Improved mist vol. enough to be adequate but short of what a new unit does. Sent report to Nephron w/details and awaiting any response. Hoping they come up with new cleaning procedure because what comes w/product does not work over the long term. In the meantime try this if you are having problems. ## So far I'm having pretty good results with my cleaning method. I'm going to see if I can skip an ultrasonic cleaning for a day and just soak the cup in water. Unfortunately have not heard from Nephron yet. I do hope they will address this issue with their product.
Updated 7 months ago.
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Cleaning Medicine Cup
Having the same problem, 2 units replcd. under warranty. Follow the cleaning dir. exactly w/distilled water but units make less and less mist over time. I'm about to try using an ultrasonic cleaner w/warm dist. water. It will either work, won't work or damage the medicine cup. If successful I will post the result.
Updated 7 months ago.
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Life or Death
Knowing I have asthma makes life hard enough but when you have a sudden attack and don't have your medication with you, the next best thing is to run to a drug store and get an over the counter inhaler for quick relief so you can make it to the hospital. Primatene Mist was great for that, easy to use and fast acting. Now that it is gone, I thought I could manage with just my medication. I was wrong. Another sudden attack on my way home in the car, my medication packed in a bag somewhere in the trunk. So I stopped at a drug store in hope of finding something for help. I got Asthmanefrin which I almost died on the spot over the price. Paid for it, went out to my car and opened it only to have trouble figuring this thing out. I ended up going to the ER in that town only because the Ast...
Updated 1 year ago.
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Cleaning the medicine cup
I clean the unit according to the directions but the mist is a lot less than when it was new. Any suggestion on what or how to clean this better ? Thank you ## I'm sorry, but I am really not familiar with it, so I am not sure I can really be of any help. Are you following all the instructions exactly? If so, then the best idea I had would be to talk to a pharmacist, they may know some other tricks that would be safe, which could help you. Does anyone else have any ideas?
Updated 1 year ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Epinephrine
  • Aerosol: 0.3mg
  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.2mg/inh, 0.3mg, 0.3mg/inh, 5.5mg
  • Injection: 0.15mg, 0.15mg/0.3ml, 0.15mg/delivery, 0.1mg/ml, 0.3mg, 0.3mg/0.3ml, 0.3mg/delivery, 1mg, 1mg/ml, 30mg/30ml (1mg/ml), eq 0.15mg /delivery, eq 0.15mg/delivery, eq 0.3mg /delivery, eq 0.3mg/delivery
  • Not Applicable: 0.225mg/inch + 0.4mg/inch, 0.5mg/in, 0.5mg/inch
  • Pellet: 1.9mg/pellet
  • Solution, 0.2%, 1%, 1/2%, 10mg/ml, 1mg/ml, 2%, 2.25g, 8%
  • Spray, Metered: 1mg/ml
  • Unassigned, 0.5mg, 0.5mg/in, 0.82mg/in, 0.85mg/in, 1.15mg/in
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Asthmanefrin Medicine Cup Posted a few entries before. Still using the ultrasonic cleaner but with cold distilled water. Basically they give out i...  0