metaproterenol pre-mixed solution - inhalation, Alupent, Arm-A-Med (cont.)
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests may be performed regularly to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.Avoid allergens, irritants, smoking and other factors that make asthma worse.Learn to use a peak flow meter, use it daily, and promptly report worsening asthma (such as readings in the yellow/red range).
MISSED DOSE: If you are using this medication regularly and miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store this medication in the foil pouch at room temperature below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Discard the solution if it turns pink or darker than slightly yellow, or if it is cloudy or contains particles. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For information about enrolling in MedicAlert, call 1-800-854-1166 (USA) or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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