A pressure-activated inhaler used by thousands of asthma patients is being recalled because it may stick and fail to provide the medication. 3M Pharmaceuticals is recalling its "Maxair Press and Breathe" inhalers and swapping them out at no charge with the "Maxair Autohaler", which is breath-activated and has no buttons. Patients need to talk to their doctor first to get a prescription to swap for the free inhaler.
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"Maxair Press and Breathe" inhalers being recalled carry the following lot numbers: