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Active ingredients: adrenaline (epinephrine)
What it is used for
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Do not Refrigerate
- Store in Original Container
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A clear colourless solution filled in a 1mL pre-filled syringe comprising an auto-injector with a cartridge.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient adrenaline (epinephrine)
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
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