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I was wondering what are the side effects of lidocaine with epinephrine as dental anaesthetic?

I was wondering what are the side effects of lidocaine with epinephrine as dental anaesthetic?

Side effects: Potentially serious: feeling anxious, shaky, dizzy, restless, or depressed; drowsiness, vomiting, ringing in your ears, blurred vision; confusion, twitching, seizure (convulsions); fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot or cold; weak or shallow breathing, slow heart rate, weak pulse; or feeling like you might pass out. Less serious mild bruising, swelling numbness mild dizziness and nausea. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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What are some possible side effects from the injection of epinephrine?

What are some possible side effects from the  injection of epinephrine?

Hyper-alert sx: 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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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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Can novacaine cause a heart attack? What are the side effects of epinephrine?

Can novacaine cause a heart attack? What are the side effects of epinephrine?

Novacaine heart att: Novacaine can cause heart problems if it is overdosed. Will decrease the absorption of the novacaine into your blood, but it to can cause heart problems when injected directly into the blood stream. A heart attack happens when the oxygen consumption in the heart exceeds the blood supply to a section of heart. This is more likely to happen whith an unintended bloodstream injection of epinephrine. ...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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I have reactions to epinephrine in dental anesthesia. I am going to get 2 teeth pulled next week. What are the chances of having a life threatening side effect?

Epinephrine: How old are you? Epinephrine is adrenaline. Everyone has a "reaction" to epinephrine. Its natural. What was your reaction? if it was an increase in heart rate, its normal. If its something else, it may be related to the lidocaine, not the epinephrine. You get a response as informative as the information you provide us. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to lidocaine & epinephrine used for dental & dermatology procedures & need to know what local anesthesia is ok for sensitive persons. ?

I'm allergic to lidocaine & epinephrine used for dental & dermatology procedures & need to know what local anesthesia is ok for sensitive persons.
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It is rare to be: allergic to lidocaine, usually it is the epinephrine that causes the reaction. But for small dermatology procedures you can actually request saline injections, where the tension fluid that allows numbing. ...Read more

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Is epinephrine in dental anaesthesia enough to cause ventricular fibrillation? No heart issues just PACS and PVCs a few times per day. Had echo normal

Very scary: B"sd epinephrine could possibly make your irritable heart more irritable and lead to various, even G-d forbid fatal arrythmias. Would avoid epinephrine. If needed only in a medical facility with ability to treat cardiac emergencies. ...Read more

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