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What are some possible side effects from the injection of epinephrine?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Hyper-alert sx: The Epinephrine will be metabolized rather quickly by the liver/renal drug metabolism system, then rendering it ineffective. However, the side effects may last longer, such as rapid pulse, feeling of palpitations, headache, increased blood pressure .... But generally we are talking minutes.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Pen epinephrine side effects?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
C priors...: When used properly, like when have an anaphylaxis (acute allergy reaction) to something very allergic to (bee sting, peanuts, shellfish..), it will reverse the potentially fatal effects of the reaction --severe bronchospasm of lung causes tight breathing, swelling of the throat (preventing air from getting into lungs), ...Then it should not have any side effects. Perhaps some sense of palpitation..

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