Epitrate

Company: Sunways (India) Private Ltd.

Generic Drug: Epinephrine (Adrenaline).

Indication: It is indicated for management of certain emergencies such as anaphylaxis, sepsis, acute asthma and cardiac failure.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation, patients with angle closure glaucoma, and patients in nonanaphylactic shock.

Dosage & Administration: Available in different forms:

  • Oral solution / drops
  • Intravenous solution
  • Nasal solution
  • Ophthalmic drops
  • Respiratory (inhalation) solution
  • Intramuscular solution

Special Precautions:

  • To be used cautiously in patients with hypertension, hyperthyroidism and cardiac arrhythmias.
  • To be used cautiously in patients taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors.
  • To be used cautiously in lactation and pregnancy.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Cardiac arrhythmias, cerebral haemorrhage, angina, restlessness, headache, tremor, anxiety and palpitation.

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