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Epinephrine Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

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, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Nervous and excitable.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If used for allergy emergency, go to an emergency room immediately after use.

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Unable to get breathing attack under control. Get emergency medical care right away. • Fast heartbeat.

• Severe nausea or vomiting.

• Feeling extremely tired or weak.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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