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How can I reduce throat swelling if anaphylaxis?

EPinephrine. Anaphylaxis is a life threatening allergic reaction that can present with hives, itchiness, lip/tongue/throat swelling, breathing problems and possible death. The treatment for anaphylaxis is using epinephrine. Read more...
Epinephrine. Laryngospasm, throat swelling, responds acutely only to Epinephrine as found in Epipen (epinephrine) and twinject. It works in seconds to minutes. Corticosteroids help but take up to twelve hours to work. Epinephrine works in seconds to minutes. In anaphylaxis you can't wait an hour, let alone 12, for a medication to work. Read more...