epinephrine solution-inhalation, Adrenalin, Isuprel (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including: blood pressure drugs, beta-blockers (e.g., propranolol), diabetes drugs, anti- depressants. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include irregular heartbeat, tremor, weakness, nausea, vomiting, and headache.
NOTES: Do not change brands of this medication without consulting your doctor or pharmacist since not all brands may be identical.
MISSED DOSE: If you are on a regular dosing schedule and should miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered. Use any remaining doses for that day at evenly spaced intervals. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store the solution in a cool area protected from light. Do not store in the bathroom. Discard the solution if it turns color or contains particles.
MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For enrollment information call MedicAlert at 1-800-854-1166 (USA), or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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