Select therapeutic use:
Indications for EPIPEN:
Emergency treatment in anaphylaxis.
0.3mg IM in thigh; may repeat if needed.
0.01mg/kg IM in thigh; may repeat if needed.
Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Diabetes. Advise patient to seek medical help immediately. Train patient in use of device. Elderly. Children. Pregnancy (Cat.C).
Pressor effects may be potentiated by MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants, furazolidone, antihistamines, levothyroxine, β-blockers, guanethidine. May be antagonized by nitrites, α-blockers, other rapid-acting vasodilators. Arrhythmias possible with digitalis, mercurial diuretics, quinidine, others.
Tachycardia, sweating, nausea, vomiting, respiratory difficulty, pallor, dizziness, weakness, tremor, headache, nervousness, anxiety, arrhythmia.