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Epinephrine (By injection)

Epinephrine (ep-i-NEF-rin)

Treats severe allergic reactions (including anaphylaxis) in an emergency situation.

Brand Name(s):

Adrenaclick, Adrenalin, Adyphren, Adyphren II, EPINEPHrinesnap, EPIsnap, EPY, EPY II, EpiPen, EpiPen Auto-Injector, EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector, Epinephrine Novaplus, Epipen 2-Pak Auto-Injector, Epipen Jr 2-Pak Auto-Injector

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

A severe allergic reaction can be life-threatening, so there is no reason this medicine should not be used.

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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