Epipen Auto-Injector Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Weak
  • Head Pain
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Loss Of Skin Color
  • Nervous
  • Shaking Extremities

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • High Blood Pressure

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Angina
  • Chest Pain
  • Disease Of Inadequate Blood Flow To The Heart Muscle
  • Disease Of The Muscle Of The Heart With Enlargement
  • Escape Of Intravenous Medications Into Surrounding Tissues
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Gangrene
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Ventricle Rhythm Problem
  • Hemorrhage Within The Skull
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Blood Acidity Due To High Levels Of Lactic Acid
  • Infection At Site Where Medical Treatment Was Performed
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Paradoxical Bronchospasm
  • Stroke
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Premature Beats

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Agitation
  • Apprehension
  • Blanching Of Skin
  • Confused
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Kidney Problems Causing A Decreased Amount Of Urine To Be Passed
  • Loss Of Memory
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Panic Disorder
  • Problems With Muscles That Cause Goose Bumps
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Throwing Up

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.