EPINEPHRINE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • dizziness
    • muscle tremors
    • loss of skin color
    • headache
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • nervousness
    • generalized weakness
    • anxious feelings
    • fast heartbeat

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • high blood pressure

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • low blood sugar
      • increased blood acidity due to high levels of lactic acid
      • low amount of potassium in the blood
      • a heart attack
      • angina, a type of chest pain
      • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
      • cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle
      • supraventricular tachycardia
      • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
      • ventricular premature beats
      • abnormal heart rhythm
      • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
      • bleeding within the skull
      • a stroke
      • fluid in the lungs
      • decreased kidney function
      • chest pain
      • high blood sugar
      • gangrene
      • damage to the skin and tissue around the injection site
      • paradoxical bronchospasm
      • necrotizing fasciitis

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • confusion
      • apprehension
      • agitation
      • dry mouth
      • drowsiness
      • memory loss
      • excessive sweating
      • numbness
      • reactions at the site of the injection
      • blanching of skin
      • infection at injection site

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