Epinephrine Auto-Injector Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Anxious Feelings
  • Dizziness
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Headache
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Loss Of Skin Color
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Nervousness

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

  • A Heart Attack
  • A Low Supply Of Oxygen Rich Blood To The Heart
  • A Stroke
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Bleeding Within The Skull
  • Cardiomyopathy, A Disease Of The Heart Muscle
  • Chest Pain
  • Damage To The Skin And Tissue Around The Injection Site
  • Decreased Kidney Function
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Gangrene
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Blood Acidity Due To High Levels Of Lactic Acid
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Paradoxical Bronchospasm
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, A Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Ventricular Premature Beats

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Pins And Needles On Skin
  • Agitation
  • Apprehension
  • Blanching Of Skin
  • Confusion
  • Decreased Urine Production
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Infection At Injection Site
  • Memory Loss
  • Nausea
  • Numbness
  • Panic Disorder
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
  • Vomiting

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