Ana-Kit Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 8/9/2022
Ana-Kit Side Effects Center

What Is Ana-Kit?

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.

What Are Side Effects of Ana-Kit?

Common side effects of Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution include:

  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fear, and palpitations
  • as well as injection site reactions

Ana-Kit may cause serious side effects including:

  • hives,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat,
  • blurred vision,
  • chest pain or pressure,
  • confusion,
  • difficulty speaking,
  • severe dizziness,
  • double vision,
  • headache,
  • inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • nervousness,
  • pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck,
  • pounding in the ears,
  • seizures,
  • slow or fast heartbeat,
  • slow speech,
  • sweating, and
  • tremors

Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.

Seek medical care or call 911 at once if you have the following serious side effects:

  • Serious eye symptoms such as sudden vision loss, blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, or seeing halos around lights;
  • Serious heart symptoms such as fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeats; fluttering in your chest; shortness of breath; and sudden dizziness, lightheartedness, or passing out;
  • Severe headache, confusion, slurred speech, arm or leg weakness, trouble walking, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady, very stiff muscles, high fever, profuse sweating, or tremors.

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

Dosage for Ana-Kit

Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution is administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly at a dose of 0.2 to 1 mL (mg).

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Ana-Kit?

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.

Ana-Kit During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, Ana-Kit Adrenalin Chloride Solution should be used only if prescribed. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

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.

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SIDE EFFECTS

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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© Ana-Kit Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Ana-Kit Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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