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Epinephrine

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Epinephrine 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 Epinephrine 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 Epinephrine 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.

severe allergic reaction

, local anaesthesia,

cardiac arrest

bleeding

In addition to its intended effect, Epinephrine may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Headache

Restlessness

Tremor

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Noradria 2mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Noradria 2mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

Patient's ability to drive and use machines may be affected by the anaphylactic reaction.

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Are there any missed dose instructions?

If you miss a dose of Epinephrine, please consult your doctor.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Epinephrine as ingredient
Neon Laboratories Ltd
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Icpa Health Products Ltd
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Sunways India Pvt Ltd
Indoco Remedies Ltd
Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
Cachet Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Harson Laboratories
Swati Spentose Pvt Ltd
Epinephrine works by stimulating both the alpha and beta adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic effector cells that leads to vasoconstriction and increase in blood pressure.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Medicine

Clodict 100Mg Tablet

ARKAMIN 100MCG TABLET

Cloneon 150Mg Injection

Catapres 150Mcg Tablet

What are you using Epinephrine for?
Pain
Stomach Pain
Headache
Fever
How much was the improvement?
Poor
Average
Excellent
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within 2 hours
Within 2 days
Within 6 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Not taking on daily level
Once a day
Twice a day
Four times A Day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
With or without food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Restlessness
Tremor
Headache
Other
Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

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About Epinephrine
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What are the side effects of Epinephrine ?
Key highlights of Epinephrine
What are the dosage instructions?
Medicines containing Epinephrine
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What are the interactions for Epinephrine ?