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Epinephrine

Epinephrine Information

Epinephrine Benefits & Uses

Epinephrine is used to treat the following -

Epinephrine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Epinephrine

Epinephrine

Epinephrine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Epinephrine is used -

  1. Tremor
  2. Infection
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Agitation
  5. Anxiety दुर्लभ
  6. Restlessness
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  9. Memory problems

Epinephrine Related Warnings

Is the use of Epinephrine safe for pregnant women?

Epinephrine can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Epinephrine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Epinephrine safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Epinephrine. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.

Severe

What is the effect of Epinephrine on the Kidneys?

Using Epinephrine does not have any harmful effects on kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Epinephrine on the Liver?

You can take Epinephrine without any fear of damage to liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Epinephrine on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Epinephrine on heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Epinephrine with Other Drugs

Epinephrine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Epinephrine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Epinephrine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Hyperthyroidism
  2. Heart Disease
  3. Parkinson's Disease
  4. Angina
  5. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Epinephrine

Is this Epinephrine habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Epinephrine has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Epinephrine, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

" Yes, Epinephrine it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Epinephrine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

नहीं

Epinephrine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Epinephrine

Taking Epinephrine with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Epinephrine

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Epinephrine with alcohol will be.

Unknown

Epinephrine से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 9 months पहले

Can I take Epinephrine with digoxin?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS, General Physician

No, you cannot take Epinephrine with digoxin, as it may cause irregular heart rhythm which may affect the patients with heart disease or suffering from high blood pressure.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Epinephrine without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

No, Epinephrine is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Epinephrine?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, General Physician

Take Epinephrine as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can Epinephrine use to treat asthma?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

Epinephrine helps in treating shortness of breath and wheezing, which are the symptoms of asthma, you are recommended to take this drug only after consulting it with a doctor.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can Epinephrine cause headache?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

Yes, Epinephrine may cause a headache. It has been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult about it with your doctor.

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Adrenalin (epinephrine)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 133
  3. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Adrenaline (epinephrine)*