A 21-year-old male asked:

Why does my epipen (epinephrine) cause halucinations isnt it suposed to affect my cardio vascular system not my brain? my gp doesnt know

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Dr. Gary Cunningham
Phlebology 36 years experience
Epinephrine : can definitely affect your brain, either directly or indirectly. The most common reaction some people have is a feeling of anxiety or apprehension, although this is usually mild. It is certainly possible to have a stronger reaction, including various sensory illusions including hallucinations. If your GP doesn't know this, I would recommend consulting with a different physician.
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