Epinephrine is an injected medicine used to treat severe allergic
reactions, breathing problems, and cardiac arrest.
A severe or fatal stroke, heart irregularity, or heart attack can
occur if the wrong dose of epinephrine is mistakenly injected into a blood
vessel or if an overdose is given.
April 29, 2011
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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