Epinephrine (Systemic, Oral Inhalation)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Epinephrine (Systemic, Oral Inhalation)?

(ep i NEF rin)

• This medicine is used to treat severe allergic reactions.

• This medicine is used to open the airways in lung diseases where spasm may cause breathing problems.

• This medicine is used to treat low blood pressure.

• This medicine is used when the heart is not beating.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Irritation where the shot is given.

• Flushing.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Dry mouth. Frequent mouth care,...

 
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