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If I develop anaphylaxis, how will it be treated?
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Anaphylaxis
Epinephrine is the only proven effective treatment for anaphylaxis.
There is no data to support any benefit from h1/h2 antihistamines or steroids. We give them to decrease the reaction but only Epinephrine is recommended in anaphylaxis. Give Epinephrine and call 911. Epi only has a half-life of 30 minutes.

In brief: Anaphylaxis
Epinephrine is the only proven effective treatment for anaphylaxis.
There is no data to support any benefit from h1/h2 antihistamines or steroids. We give them to decrease the reaction but only Epinephrine is recommended in anaphylaxis. Give Epinephrine and call 911. Epi only has a half-life of 30 minutes.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Epinephrine
This serves to reiterate dr mutnick's answer the treatment for a patient experiencing anaphylaxis is administration of epinephrine.
The data in the literature has been very clear those not treated promptly with Epinephrine are at further increased risk for bad outcomes.

In brief: Epinephrine
This serves to reiterate dr mutnick's answer the treatment for a patient experiencing anaphylaxis is administration of epinephrine.
The data in the literature has been very clear those not treated promptly with Epinephrine are at further increased risk for bad outcomes.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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