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Mild case of artistic license. The effects of epinephrine are rapid and can be dramatic, but they're not long-lasting. EpiPens are only intended as a delaying tactic to buy time for the patient to get to more definitive medical care. But how much that matters depends on the severity of the reaction. If someone had a relatively mild reaction and used an ...


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This is not a medical consultation or advice, only educational information. For any specific questions, talk to your doctor. EpiPen is an injection of Epinephrine (also called Adrenaline) that is indicated for treatment of anaphylaxis (or anaphylactic shock), which is a clinical representation of the most severe systemic allergic reactions. Anaphylactic ...


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Aadrenaline will generally quickly worsen heart failure because it massively increases peripheral vascular resistance and thus after-load on the heart. It significantly increases myocardial oxygen demand and in heart failure due to ischaemic heart disease this can quickly lead to myocardial infarction. Do the effects of epinephrine not last long enough ...


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