GENERIC NAME: EPINEPHRINE SOLUTION - INHALATION (ep-in-EFF-rin)
BRAND NAME(S): Adrenalin, Isuprel
HOW TO USE: This medication is inhaled into the lungs using special breathing equipment. A health care professional will demonstrate the proper way to prepare the medication and use the equipment. Make sure you understand how to operate the device and ask any questions you may have. Use the solution as directed. Do not increase your dose or use this more frequently than directed. Excessive use may lead to a loss of effectiveness while increasing the chance for side effects. If you find yourself using this more than usual, contact your doctor. Do not stop using this medication without first consulting your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS: Tremor, nervousness, shakiness, headache, nausea, heartburn, lightheadedness, difficulty sleeping, unusual taste in mouth, hoarseness or dry throat may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: a rash, rapid heartbeats, chest pain, dizziness, coughing, breathing trouble. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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