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Adrenaline / Epinephrine

 
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    IM / Subcut / Nebule
    Adrenaline / Epinephrine
    Used for anaphylaxis
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Directly agonises alpha and beta adrenoceptors, resulting in stimulation of sympathetic activity.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Severe Asthma
  • Profound hypotension
  • Adjunct to local anaesthetic
  • Adverse Effects
  • Anxiety / restlessness / tremor
  • Tachycardia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Dizziness
  • Cold peripheries
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • Ischaemic injury
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