A 25-year-old male asked:
is their anything else i can be prescribed for emergency instead of epipen (epinephrine) incase of anaphylaxis. i'm on propranolol long term.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience Cardiology
NO: If you have anaphylaxis, ( a condition with life threatening respiratory compromise and shock) Epinephrine is life saving and should be administered as soon as possible. For less serious reactions, you can take oral antihistamines and corticosteroids instead.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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