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Adrenalin Injectable Solution 1 mg/mL

Uses

This medicine is used for the following purposes:

  • allergic reaction
  • asthma attacks
  • heart
  • irregular heart beat
  • local anesthesia
  • low blood pressure
  • severe allergic reaction

Instructions

This medicine is given as an injection into a muscle.

Carefully follow the instructions for preparing this medicine before injection.

Read and make sure you understand the instructions for measuring your dose and using the syringe before using this medicine.

Always inspect the medicine before using.

The liquid should be clear and colorless.

Do not use the medicine if it contains any particles or if it has changed color.

Keep this medicine at room temperature.

Keep the medicine in its original container.

Protect medicine from light.

Never use any medicine that has expired.

Discard any remaining medicine after your dose is given.

Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.

Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.

Family, friends, and coworkers should all learn how to give this medicine to the patient.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

Check the medicine once a month, and replace it before it expires.

Cautions

After using this medicine, go immediately to the nearest medical emergency room.

It is very important that you always have this medicine with you in case you need to use it. DO NOT leave it at home.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Used needles and syringes should be thrown away properly in a medical waste container. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need help.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • reaction at the area of the injection (pain, redness, swelling)
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • rapid heartbeat
  • sweating
  • vomiting

If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.

  • confusion
  • fainting
  • blurring or changes of vision

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • red, peeling or blistering skin

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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