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Class
Sympathomimetic
Mechanism of Action
stimulates alpha (α) and beta (β) adrenergic receptors
Indications
asystole and V-fib/tach without a pulse, PEA, bradycardia, anaphylaxis, bronchospasm/constriction, and croup (racemic)
Contraindications
None
Precautions
MAO inhibitors
Side Effects
Increased myocardial oxygen demand, ischemia, tachydysrhythmias, and tissue necrosis
Interactions
Sodium bicarbonate
Dosage
Cardiac arrest: 1.0 mg/3-5 minutes (1:10,000). Bradycardia: 2-10 mcg/min. Anaphylaxis: 0.3-0.5 mg SC every 5-15 minutes (1:1000). Croup: 0.05 mL/kg via nebulizer (2.25% racemic epinephrine)