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Adrenaline Injection is a sterile, clear and colorless liquid solution for slow intravenous injection in a pre-filled syringe. It is used in medical emergencies to treat allergic reactions to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs, or other substances. Adrenaline helps to improve breathing, stimulate the heart, and reverse symptoms of allergic reactions such as hives, and swelling of the face, lips, and throat.

The pediatric injection is administered in the pediatric population – children, especially children that are above the age of 3, and weigh above 5kg.

What is adrenaline injection used for?

Adrenaline injection is administered as an emergency medical treatment to treat life-threatening allergic reactions caused by insect bites or stings, certain foods, medications, latex, and other causes.

How do you use an Adrenaline Prefilled Syringe?

The Adrenaline injection is given intravenously (injected into a vein) or into a bone until the heart starts to function properly or the effects of an allergic reaction is visibly reduced.

How is adrenaline administered?

Adrenaline Injection can be administered intravenously, intramuscularly or subcutaneously. The intramuscular route is recommended in patients with allergic reactions as the absorption rate from the intramuscular site is more rapid and .

What is Anaphylaxis?

Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. It occurs within seconds or minutes of exposure to something someone is allergic to, such as insect bites and food or substances.

Can you give Adrenaline IV for Anaphylaxis?

Adrenaline injection is administered for Anaphylaxis and is generally safe for anaphylaxis when given in the correct dose by intramuscular route.

Adrenaline Injection Side Effects

  • Anxiety
  • Nervousness
  • Headache
  • Tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Weakness
  • Swelling and redness at the injection site

Adrenaline Injection Price

Adrenaline Injection is available for purchase on, an online pharmacy in Lagos.

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