Epinephrine 0.25mg/1ml

Epinephrine 0.25mg

Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Strong alpha-adrenergic effects, which cause an increase in cardio output and HR, a decrease in renal perfusion and PVR, and a variable effect on BP, resulting in systemic vasoconstriction and increased vascular permeability

Strong beta1- and moderate beta2-adrenergic effects, resulting in bronchial smooth muscle relaxation

Secondary relaxation effect on smooth muscle of stomach, intestine, uterus, and urinary bladder

Absorption

Onset: 5-10 min (SC); 1 min (inhalation)

Duration: 4 hr

Metabolism

Metabolized by MAO and COMT in adrenergic neuron

Metabolites: Metadrenaline, sulfate conjugates, and hydroxy derivatives of mandelic acid (inactive)

Elimination

Excretion: Urine

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Epinephrine 0.25mg/1ml only for the indication prescribed.