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Is epinephrine a narcotic?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It's a hormone and a neurotransmitter but it is not a narcotic.
Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology 36 years experience
No: It is a neurotransmitter, it is needed for almost all functions of the body. Because it can be stimulating pain sensation can be decreased.
Dr. Ionel Rad
Anesthesiology 18 years experience
No: Epinephrine is a substance that is very important for the body to survive, it is not a narcotic.

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