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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

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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


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20 minutes of benzene exposure, should I be concerned?

No: Side effects are aused by long term exposure. I assume you did not ingest the benzene product. ...Read more

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Am i allergic to epinephrine.

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?

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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Could durex condoms contain benzene?

Could durex condoms contain benzene?

Maybe: I don't know about the Durex brand specifically; however, condoms are made from latex. And latex is produced from rubber through a process called vulcanization. During this process, benzene is frequently used. Is it possible there is some residual benzene on the condoms? Possibly but it would be a very minute amount. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can anyone be allergic to epinephrine?

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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Could expoxure to benzene cause cancer?

Could expoxure to benzene cause cancer?

Yes: Benzene is a carcinogen. Long term exposure can induce a number of different malignantcies including leukemia and lung cancer. ...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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Dr. Tia Tortoriello
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Epinephrine (Definition)

Epinephrine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more