A 34-year-old male asked:
What happens if epinephrine doesn't work during anaphylaxis?
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Epinephrine: Known as epipen (epinephrine) can be given uo to 3 times 5 minutes apart to get a response, usually you get a good response from first dose, unless patient is on beta blockers you may need the extra doses or need glucagon
Answered on Apr 24, 2016
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