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Adrenalin® Chloride Solution
(epinephrine) Injection, USP 1:1000
A sterile solution intended for subcutaneous or intramuscular injection. When diluted, it may also be administered intracardially or intravenously. It may also be administered intraspinally by adding to anesthetic spinal fluid mixture. Each milliliter contains 1 mg Adrenalin (epinephrine) as the hydrochloride dissolved in Water for Injection, USP, with sodium chloride added for isotonicity.
1 mL Vial
Contains not more than 0.1% sodium bisulfite as an antioxidant, and the air in the vial has been displaced by nitrogen.
30 mL Vial
Contains 0.5%Chlorobutanol (chloroform derivative) as a preservative and not more than 0.15% sodium bisulfite as an antioxidant
Epinephrine 1:1,000 injection
Relief of respiratory distress due to bronchospasm; to provide rapid relief of hypersensitivity reactions to drugs and other allergens (eg, anaphylactic reactions to drugs, animal serums, insect stings); to prolong the action of local and regional anesthetics; restore cardiac rhythm in cardiac arrest due to various causes; treatment of mucosal congestion of hay fever, rhinitis, and acute sinusitis; relieve bronchial asthmatic paroxysms; symptomatic relief of serum sickness, urticaria, angioneurotic edema; for relaxation of uterine musculature and to inhibit uterine contractions; epinephrine injection can be used as a hemostatic agent; in syncope due to complete heart block or carotid sinus hypersensitivity; for resuscitation in cardiac arrest following anesthetic accidents; used in open-angle glaucoma
- Epinephrine Information for Consumers
- Epinephrine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Epinephrine (detailed)
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