A 47-year-old member asked:
Can I use the epinephrine in ampule iv/im for a nosebleed?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Harold Kim answered
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bad idea: Epinephrine will cause your blood vessels to constrict, but when given intravenously or intramuscularly, it will circulate through your whole body producing many other bad reactions. It is best to just hold pressure to stop the bleeding and seek medical care if this does not stop it.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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