Epitrate Injection

Manufactured by: Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Epinephrine (1 mg)

Prescription Required

145 people have bought this recently

Epitrate Injection

Manufactured by: Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Epinephrine (1 mg)

Prescription Required

145 people have bought this recently

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10 Injection in 1 Packet

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Epitrate Information

Epitrate is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Allergy, Heart Failure. Epitrate also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Epitrate. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Epitrate can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Epitrate are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Epitrate's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. In addition, Epitrate's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Epitrate related warnings section.

Epitrate is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Epitrate have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Epitrate with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Epitrate is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Epitrate Benefits & Uses
  2. Epitrate Dosage & How to Take
  3. Epitrate Side Effects
  4. Epitrate Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Epitrate with Other Drugs
  6. Epitrate Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Epitrate
  8. Epitrate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Epitrate Benefits & Uses

Epitrate is used to treat the following -

  1. Allergy Primary
  2. Heart Failure Primary
  3. Asthma
  4. Low Blood Pressure
  5. Shock
  6. Cardiac Arrest
  7. Anaphylactic Shock

Epitrate Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Epitrate

Epinephrine

Epitrate Side Effects

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

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

Epitrate Related Warnings

Is the use of Epitrate safe for pregnant women?

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

Moderate

Is the use of Epitrate safe during breastfeeding?

Epitrate should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Epitrate on the Kidneys?

Epitrate is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Epitrate on the Liver?

Epitrate does not damage the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Epitrate on the Heart?

Epitrate is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Epitrate with Other Drugs

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

Acarbose

Alogliptin

Levodopa,Carbidopa

    Epitrate Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Epitrate 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 Epitrate

    Is this Epitrate habit forming or addictive?

    Epitrate is not addictive in nature.

    No

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

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Epitrate can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Epitrate only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Epitrate in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

    Epitrate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Epitrate

    Taking Epitrate with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Epitrate

    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Epitrate with alcohol.

    Unknown

    Epitrate FAQs

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I take Epitrate with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Yes, you can use Epitrate in combination with ibuprofen. There is no such drug-drug interaction was found, but you should always take this medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Question about 2 years ago

    How does Epitrate work?

    Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , General Physician

    The injectable form of Epitrate works by loosening the muscles in the airways and tightening the blood vessels hence, help in getting relief from allergic reactions. While as an inhalation form of Epitrate works by loosening and opening air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can I discontinue Epitrate on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    No, Epitrate should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I feel dizzy after taking Epitrate?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, you may feel dizzy after taking the injectable form of Epitrate. It is a common side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing the same after taking this drug, you are advised to consult it with your doctor.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can Epitrate use to treat asthma?

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

    Epitrate 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.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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    3. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Adrenaline (epinephrine)*
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