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    Anaphylaxis Conditions

    Are they carrying an  adrenaline (epinephrine) pen ? These are also called adrenaline (epinephrine) auto-injectors. Brands include EpiPen®, Emerade® ...

    Anaphylaxis and its Treatment Professional

    Patients requiring repeat bolus dosing should commence an infusion of adrenaline (epinephrine). NB : half doses of adrenaline (epinephrine) may be safer for pat...

    Local Preparations for Anal Disorders Conditions

    Local Preparations for Anal Disorders, For many of these, a local preparation may be helpful. Local preparations are creams, ointments or suppositories which are applied dir...

    Antimicrobial Eye Preparations Professional

    Antimicrobial Eye Preparations, This is particularly important to bear in mind in pregnant and breast-feeding women, as there are very limited data regarding the safety of eye preparation...

    Anti-inflammatory Eye Preparations Professional

    Anti-inflammatory Eye Preparations, Overview There are four broad categories of ophthalmic anti-inflammatory preparations: Corticosteroids. Antihistamines. Mast cell s...

    Ocular Diagnostic Preparations Professional

    Ocular Diagnostic Preparations

    Croup Conditions

    Inhaled adrenaline (epinephrine) is sometimes used in hospital to decrease the swelling of the windpipe (trachea) for children with moderate or severe difficulty with breathing. , C...

    Nut Allergy Conditions

    If you have a severe allergy you must carry your adrenaline (epinephrine) injection with you at all times. Some people keep adrenaline (epinephrine) in the places where they...

    Dealing with an Allergic Reaction Conditions

    This is a pre-filled injection device, containing adrenaline/epinephrine , which when injected can help reduce the body's allergic reaction. Check if they have one, and if they ...

    Addison's Disease Conditions

    Cells in the inner part of the adrenals (adrenal medulla) make the hormones adrenaline (epinephrine) and noradrenaline (norepinephrine). These have various actions throughout the bod...

    Psychosomatic Disorders Conditions

    These physical symptoms are due to increased activity of nervous impulses sent from the brain to various parts of the body and to the release of adrenaline (epinephrine) into the blo...

    Beta-blockers Conditions

    The beta-adrenergic receptors are also stimulated by adrenaline (epinephrine), a hormone which circulates in the bloodstream. Adrenaline is made in the adrenal gland.

    Croup Professional

    The dose may need to be repeated after 12 hours if necessary. [ 15 ] Adrenaline (epinephrine) [ 9 ] Nebulised adrenaline (epinephrine) is usually rese...

    Insect Bites and Stings Conditions

    If you have been issued with an adrenaline (epinephrine) pen, use it as directed straightaway. (You must however still call an ambulance.)

    Jet Lag Conditions

    An hour or two before expected waking, your body releases cortisol, and then adrenaline (epinephrine). These hormones increase arousal and wakefulness. If levels are high they can ma...

    Acute Stress Reaction Conditions

    The physical symptoms are caused by stress hormones, such as adrenaline (epinephrine), which are released into the bloodstream, and by overactivity of nervous impulses to various par...

    Anxiety Conditions

    In addition, you release stress hormones, such as adrenaline (epinephrine), into the bloodstream when you are anxious. These can also act on the heart, muscles and other parts of the...

    Mastocytosis and Mast Cell Disorders Conditions

    Acute severe reactions are usually treated with adrenaline (epinephrine) injections, anti-allergy medication, fluids into a vein and steroids. You might need to carry an adrenaline (...

    Adult Cardiopulmonary Arrest Professional

    Always complete two minutes of CPR between each single defibrillation attempt. Give adrenaline (epinephrine) and amiodarone after the third shock, if available, and further adrenalin...

    Food Allergy and Intolerance Conditions

    Because an anaphylactic reaction is possible, there needs to be access to resuscitation equipment including adrenaline (epinephrine). A small drop of liquid containing the food subst...

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