A 43-year-old member asked:
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can people have an epinephrine allergy?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely true allerg: Since Epinephrine and norepinephrine are normally secreted hormones of the body, one is not allergic to it; but, like any drug or medicine, chemical--one may have an adverse reaction (not allergic reaction) to excess amounts for that particular person.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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