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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Bupivacaine And Epinephrine (Overview)

Bupivacaine|epinephrine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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How is epinephrine administered?

How is epinephrine administered?

Many: It depends on why you are using it but Epinephrine can be given intramuscularly, sub-cutaneously, intravenously or also as a nasal spray. There is no pill form. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Bupivacaine And Epinephrine (Overview)

Bupivacaine|epinephrine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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What's uses of bupivacaine?

What's uses of bupivacaine?

Anesthetic: This is an injectable anesthetic. It is slower in action than the most commonly used - lidocaine. But it is longer acting and so is commonly mixed with Lidocaine to get a fast, but long lasting effect. ...Read more

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Can anyone describe the action of aldosterone, epinephrine on blood pressure?

Can anyone describe the action of aldosterone, epinephrine on blood pressure?

Vasoconstriction: These agents cause the arterioles to constrict which raises blood pressure (epinephrine). Aldosterone increases sodium retention increasing blood and fluid volume also raising blood pressure. ...Read more

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Why won't any doctors prescribe me Xanax long term for insomnia and anxiety? I have serious insomnia and have for a very long time. It is caused by anxiety that seems to wash over my body in waves that feel almost like adrenaline and fear. As I type thi

Why won't any doctors prescribe me Xanax long term for insomnia and anxiety? I have serious insomnia and have for a very long time. It is caused by anxiety that seems to wash over my body in waves that feel almost like adrenaline and fear. As I type thi

Hello.: Hello. I really haven't seen any sleep specialists making responses in the last few months, so I will change the tag to psychiatry so that you may get more responses. Xanax (alprazolam) is a dangerous drug. Many providers have elected to stop prescribing the fast acting form. One can easily develop a dependence on it. There have been deaths due to people coming off it quickly. Even though it is sedating it can seriously alter your sleep architecture which will prove problematic in the long run. Have you considered medical acupuncture to assist with sleep?
Frankly, I don't prescribe xanax (alprazolam) for insomnia and I try to steer clear of it for anxiety when possible. ...Read more

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When would self-injectable epinephrine be prescribed for a food allergy or allergies?

When would self-injectable epinephrine be prescribed for a food allergy or allergies?

Severe allergy: This would be prescribed for a serious food allergy that has the potential to cause as a serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. A history of hives or respiratory symptoms caused by a food ingestion with evidence of allergy to that food on testing suggests the need to carry epinephrine. Common foods would include peanut, tree nuts, fish, or shellfish, although any food can be implicated. ...Read more

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How epinephrine work during the stress response?

How epinephrine work during the stress response?

Fight & flight: In response to a perceived threat, Epinephrine prepares your body to fight with or flee the predator/other aggressor. It signals your heart to pump harder, increase blood pressure, open airways in the lungs, narrow blood vessels in the skin and intestine to increase blood flow to major muscle groups, and works with other stress hormones like cortisol. It's adaptive acutely, but not chronically. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get my tooth extracted with local anesthetic without epinephrine?

Is it safe to get my tooth extracted with local anesthetic without epinephrine?

Yes: Sure, Epinephrine in local anesthetic helps it last longer and makes it bleed less. For most dental work it can be avoided if you are sensitive to it. ...Read more

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Is benzene epinephrine?

Is benzene epinephrine?

No: Benzene is a very toxic organic (carbon-based) chemical. Structure here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/benzene Epinephrine is another name for adrenaline which acts as a hormone and a neurotransmitter in humans and other mammals. Structure here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/epinephrine Epinephrine includes a "benzene" ring, but the attached groups give it its unique behavior. ...Read more

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I've been taking Effexor (venlafaxine) for three weeks and am getting an "adrenaline rush" feeling. Is this a temporary side effect, or likely not to go away?

I've been taking Effexor (venlafaxine) for three weeks and am getting an "adrenaline rush" feeling. Is this a temporary side effect, or likely not to go away?

Side effect: Not uncommon with this medication when you start it. If it continues for another 2-3 weeks, talk to your prescribing healthcare provider. This side effect usually goes away in 4-8 weeks. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Pen epinephrine side effects?

Pen epinephrine side effects?

C priors...: When used properly, like when have an anaphylaxis (acute allergy reaction) to something very allergic to (bee sting, peanuts, shellfish.), it will reverse the potentially fatal effects of the reaction --severe bronchospasm of lung causes tight breathing, swelling of the throat (preventing air from getting into lungs), . ..Then it should not have any side effects. Perhaps some sense of palpitation.. ...Read more

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How does adrenalin/epinephrine drug affect the cardiovascular system?

How does adrenalin/epinephrine drug affect the cardiovascular system?

Raises: They will cause a rise in blood pressure by constricting blood vessels/arterioles and raises the heart rate by stimulating the beta receptor. ...Read more

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How long can the side effects of epinephrine last?

Minutes to hours: The Epinephrine will be metabolized rather quickly by the liver/renal drug metabolism system, then rendering it ineffective. However, the side effects may last longer, such as rapid pulse, feeling of palpitations, headache, increased blood pressure. ... But generally we are talking minutes. ...Read more

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Severe neuro reactions to local anesthesia half of a small vial carbocaine separately also epinephrine TIA under gen anesth what is safe at dentist

Two Ideas: You may want to try to find a dentist with experience using the biolase iplus hard and soft tissue dental laser. With most patients, using this laser cavities can be cleaned and prepared for a dental restoration painlessly.

If any drugs are to be used, with your history, then treatment in a hospital with a dental service is advisable, so appropriate medical assistance is available. ...Read more

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The dentist may use anesthetic such as 0.3ml lidocaine with 1:100, 000 epinephrine. Would this interact/ have problems with my heart or BP medication.

Little concern: Stress form the procedure, particularly if you were not numb, would cause your body to release more Epinephrine then what is in the local anesthetic.
That said I do try to error on the side of caution depending on the heart condition by not using the maximum dose (approximately 8 full injections) and breaking up multiple procedures over several appointments. ...Read more

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How do people end up with an epinephrine overdose?

How do people end up with an epinephrine overdose?

By getting to much: Epinephrine, the fight or flight hormone that activates the alert system in face of a dangerous situation, like coming face "to face with a lion, like a guy about to stab you....Some will stay and fight, some will flight. Most common use is to get a fibrillating heart to return to normalcy; or saving life from a life threatening allergic reax (like bee sting). But too much can also threaten life. ...Read more

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How does too much anger for long time affects adrenaline (epinephrine)?

How does too much anger for long time affects adrenaline (epinephrine)?

Important to control: Anger can be controlled.
You can exercise, meditate do deep breathing or get some therapy
hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Is benzene epinephrine?

No: Benzene is a very toxic organic (carbon-based) chemical. Structure here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/benzene Epinephrine is another name for adrenaline which acts as a hormone and a neurotransmitter in humans and other mammals. Structure here: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/epinephrine Epinephrine includes a "benzene" ring, but the attached groups give it its unique behavior. ...Read more

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Am I allergic to epinephrine.

Epinephrine allergy: Symptoms you mention are effects experienced not benificial to you but accompany the effects one is desiring this is not allergy to the medicine but is called sideeffect like the skin of the fruit with the fruit you can still use the drug and minimize the side effects by not taking the full dose all at once also slowing down the pace of the injection sit down while injecting and lie down after. ...Read more

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Pen epinephrine side effects?

C priors...: When used properly, like when have an anaphylaxis (acute allergy reaction) to something very allergic to (bee sting, peanuts, shellfish.), it will reverse the potentially fatal effects of the reaction --severe bronchospasm of lung causes tight breathing, swelling of the throat (preventing air from getting into lungs), . ..Then it should not have any side effects. Perhaps some sense of palpitation.. ...Read more

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Can anyone be allergic to epinephrine?

No: Although some people can get shaking and a pounding heart- however this is just what its mechanism of action is when the dose is high enough. ...Read more

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Can a person be allergic to epinephrine?

Unusual: But can rarely occur. Usually the allergy is to a compound in the medication. ...Read more

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When should I use the epi-pen with epinephrine?

When should I use the epi-pen with epinephrine?

ASAP after...: If you are truly allergic to certain foods, e.g., peanut, or bee venom and you accidentally ingest peanut or get stung by bee, you need Epinephrine as soon as possible. Epinephrine is a life saving medicine. ...Read more

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How can I administer epinephrine intravenously?

How can I administer epinephrine intravenously?

Intravenous: Yes, you may need epinephrine intravenously from time to time but please make contact with your treating physician to advise you when and when not to take an injection. You will also be advised carefully how to deliver the medication. ...Read more

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How epinephrine work during the stress response?

Fight & flight: In response to a perceived threat, Epinephrine prepares your body to fight with or flee the predator/other aggressor. It signals your heart to pump harder, increase blood pressure, open airways in the lungs, narrow blood vessels in the skin and intestine to increase blood flow to major muscle groups, and works with other stress hormones like cortisol. It's adaptive acutely, but not chronically. ...Read more

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What happens after using an epipen (epinephrine)?

What happens after using an epipen (epinephrine)?

Epipen (epinephrine): The Epipen (epinephrine) is used for serious life threatening allergic reactions. In a person afficted with one of those, it will save thier life. No harm.
In a person not afflicted with a life threatening allergic event, it will increase the bp, anxiety, pulse, sweatiness but otherwise should be uneventful unless there is a history of coronary heart disease. ...Read more

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What do you do if you are allergic to epinephrine?

Unlikely: It is unlikely for anyone to be allergic to Epinephrine as it is present in all of us. Commonly, people develop a rapid heart beat, and tremors following an epinpehrine injection and can have a headache from it too, but the side effects are short lived and do not last more than 30 minutes. ...Read more

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How long can the side effects of epinephrine last?

Minutes to hours: The Epinephrine will be metabolized rather quickly by the liver/renal drug metabolism system, then rendering it ineffective. However, the side effects may last longer, such as rapid pulse, feeling of palpitations, headache, increased blood pressure. ... But generally we are talking minutes. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Schneider
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin (e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


Marcaine With Epinephrine (Definition)

Marcaine with Epinephrine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more