epinephrine with chlorpheniramine allergy kit, Ana-Kit (cont.)

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of the injection include slight nervousness and an increased heart rate soon after the injection. A pounding heartbeat, sweating, nausea, vomiting, breathing trouble, headache, dizziness and anxiety may also occur. Report chest pain (angina) to your doctor. Side effects of the tablet include drowsiness, blurred vision and dry mouth. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: heart problems, thyroid disease, asthma, glaucoma, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal obstruction, prostate enlargement, high blood pressure, head trauma, diabetes, allergies. Diabetic patients may require an increase in dosage of their medication after using the injection. This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or if breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take, including: antidepressants, digoxin, mercurial diuretics (water pills), thyroid medication, antihistamines (like tripelennamine, diphenhydramine), beta-blockers (propranolol, etc.), phentolamine, ergot alkaloids (e.g., ergotamine). 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.

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