Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution (epinephrine injection) is a sympathomimetic agent used to relieve respiratory distress due to bronchospasm, to provide rapid relief of allergic reactions to drugs and other allergens, and to prolong the action of anesthetics. Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution may restore cardiac rhythm in cardiac arrest due to various causes. Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution may be available in generic form. Common side effects of Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution include:
- fear, and palpitations
- as well as injection site reactions
Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution is administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly at a dose of 0.2 to 1 mL (mg). Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution may interact with digitalis, diuretics, other drugs that sensitize the heart to arrhythmias, antidepressants, or antihistamines. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution should be used only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution (epinephrine injection) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Transient and minor side effects of anxiety, headache, fear, and palpitations often occur with therapeutic doses, especially in hyperthyroid individuals. Repeated local injections can result in necrosis at sites of injection from vascular constriction. "Epinephrine-fastness" can occur with prolonged use.
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Ana-Kit (Epinephrine, Chlorpheniramine)
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