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About epinephrine . use of epinephrine , side effects etc

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  1. 1. Definition  Uses  Storage  Indication Contra-indication Side Effect Epinephrine
  2. 2. Epinephrine is a drug and more commonly known as adrenaline is a hormone secreted by the medullas of Definition
  3. 3. As a drug Epinephrine is used chiefly as a  Stimulant in Cardiac Arrest  Vasoconstrictor In shock  as a Bronchodilator  Antispasmodic in Bronchial asthma  Epinephrine is found in a small amount in the body and is essential for maintaining cardiovascular homeostasis because of its Uses
  4. 4.  Adrenaline is Sensitive To Light  Do not store in cartons  Store Below 25 Degree  Do not refrigerate of Storage
  5. 5. Emergency treatment in anaphylaxis. Bronchospasm, Asthma,Caridac Failure. Adult: 0.2–1mg (preferred) or IM (avoid buttocks) every 4 hrs as needed. Children: 0.01mg/kg (max 0.5mg) Indications
  6. 6.  People With High Blood Pressure  People With Diabetes  People With Hart Disease and Heart blood Slow problems  Children under 30 kg  People with long term lung disease  People with mental health problem Contra-indication
  7. 7. How We use Epinephrine ?
  8. 8.  Abnormal and decreased touch Sensation.  Arm, back or jaw pain.  Bleeding Discoloration of skin .  Fainting  Dizziness  Headache and Nervousness Side Effects