Adrenaline Tartrate Injection belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-beta-adrenergic agonists. It is used to cure severe allergic reactions that are caused by insect bites, foods, medications, latex and other causes not listed here as well. It functions by relaxing the muscles, tightening the blood vessels, reducing swelling and stimulating the heart.
On using Adrenaline Tartrate Injection you may experience side effects such as nervousness, sweating, headache, vomiting, nausea, anxiety, paleness and dizziness. Inform your doctor if any of these reactions persist and worsen over time.
Before using Adrenaline Tartrate Injection tell your doctor or pharmacist if: you are allergic to any medicines, foods, substances or any ingredient contained in this medication, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have chest pain, irregular heartbeat, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, Parkinson’s disease, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
This medication needs to be injected into the body. It comes as a pre-filled automatic device containing a solution. You can inject the medication under the skin or intramuscularly. The usual dose is about 0.5 to 1 mg taken once a day.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
Why it is important for heart patient to relax
Stress is almost inevitable in our times! however do you know that it is not the external stress that triggers that ruins us, it always our reaction to these inputs that pull us down.
If you are stressed, your body works up more adrenaline. Adrenaline in fact is the foremost heart stressor. A very easy way out is to channel it out through exercising, yoga or meditation - whichever suits your lifestyle.
1. It is important to gargle with warm water immediately after nebulization. This measure is intended to wash out the deposits of drugs that if allowed to stay within the oral cavity, will lead to hoarseness of voice and oral ulcers.
2. Following the gargle, drink 2 cups of warm water. This measure will wash out the drugs that is deposited during nebulization on the walls of the esophagus. Thus avoid esophageal irritation caused due to the drug deposited on the inner walls of the esophagus.
3. It will definately help to have a air purifier at home to monitor the particulate matter content in the ambience. This will also reduce the frequency of attacks and enable relatively clean air for the affected, creating comfortable indoors.
4. Take time out to teach children on how to apply the inhaler effectively so as to be able to self-help during acute asthmatic attacks. If available, adrenaline shots of 0.5 to 1 mg may be carried on them, so that in event of severe asthmatic attack, a subcutaneous shot of adrenaline is life saving.
5. Be aware of early signs of an attack, point out these early signs to asthmatic children so that they may stop their activity and take self-help measures.
6. Do not wait for ambulances to arrive in case anybody is in acute asthmatic attack, sit the person in upright position, give them multiple shots through pocket inhaler or start nebulisation with duolin +/- budecort, if the affected person is carrying a adrenaline shot - 1mg subcutaneous should be given on the deltoid of either upper limb of the person.