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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.
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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