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Should you administer a local anesthesia with epinephrine even if another physician has advised against it?

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Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
Not enough info: We would need more information about why you were advised not to use local anesthesia with epi. Was it because of concerns about epinephrine, which can cause an increase in heart rate and blood pressure? Or another reason? In general, a physician would not advise against something without good cause. Please provide more information about the problem or injury; then we may be able to help.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012

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