The FDA is currently making a determiniation on permanently banning the Primatene mist. The Primatene mist is the only over the counter asthma inhaler treatment available. They do not and will not have an over the counter replacement available for it. Many low income and elderly asthma patients who can't afford prescription medicine may have to suffer in silence. If you are as passionate about saving the Primatene mist inhaler like I am, please send your comments to the following:
FDA will accept WRITTEN comments (no e-mail comments) through
PLEASE send comments opposing this to the FDA.
The letter must include the following information:
Docket No. 2007N-0262 and RIN number 0910-AF92
They can be mailed to:
Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug
Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852