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epinephrine injection, USP

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Epinephrine Injection, USP is indicated for intravenous injection in (1) treatment of acute hypersensitivity (anaphylactoid reactions to drugs, animal serums and other...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Epinephrine Injection, USP is administered by intravenous injection and/or in cardiac arrest, by intracardiac injection into the left ventricular chamber or via...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Epinephrine is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to sympathomimetic amines, in patients with angle closure glaucoma, and patients in shock (nonanaphylactic...

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WARNINGS

Inadvertently induced high arterial blood pressure may result in angina pectoris, aortic rupture or cerebral hemorrhage.

Epinephrine may induce potentially serious cardiac...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

Transient and minor side effects of anxiety, headache, fear and palpitations occur with systemic therapeutic doses, especially in hyperthyroid individuals. Adverse effects such...

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OVERDOSAGE

Erroneous administration of large doses of epinephrine may lead to precordial distress, vomiting, headache, dyspnea, as well as unusually elevated blood pressure. (See...

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DESCRIPTION

Epinephrine Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution administered parenterally by the intravenous or intracardiac (left ventricular chamber) routes, or via endotracheal tube...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

The actions of epinephrine resemble the effects of stimulation of adrenergic nerves. To a variable degree it acts on both alpha and beta receptor sites of sympathetic...

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HOW SUPPLIED

Epinephrine Injection, USP is supplied in single-dose containers as follows:

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EPINEPHRINE
Injection, USP

1 mg/10 mL (0.1 mg/mL)
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