Epinephrine (adrenaline) is an adrenal hormone with sympathomimetic activity. It has multiple therapeutic uses including management of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), and management of life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, severe asthma and in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
EML status history
Therapeutic equivalent for
Antiallergics and medicines used in anaphylaxis
- Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 1 mg in 1 mL ampoule (as hydrochloride or hydrogen tartrate)
- Parenteral > General injections > IV: 100 µg per mL in 10 mL ampoule (as acid tartrate or hydrochloride)
Ophthalmological preparations > Mydriatics
- Local > Ophthalmological > Solution (eye drops): 2% (as hydrochloride)