epinephrine

Adult
Uses
  • emergency treatment of type I hypersensitivity
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • do not use to counteract circulatory collapse or hypotension caused by phenothiazines
Drug interactions
  • beta blockers, cardiac glycosides, digitalis, diuretics, quinidine
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • anxiety
  • apprehensiveness
  • restlessness
  • tremor
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • sweating
  • palpitations
  • pallor
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • respiratory difficulties
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
0.3 to 0.5 mg of undiluted drug intramuscularly
Source of Suggestion