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Brand name: Adrenaline (Link) TM

Active ingredients: adrenaline (epinephrine)

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 27 JUNE 2003: Adrenaline 1:1,000 is the drug of choice in the emergency treatment of acute severe anaphylactic reactions due to insect bites, drugs and other allergens. It may also be used for the symptomatic relief of respiratory distress due to bronchospasm.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • 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.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless solution. free from visible particulates

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

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.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

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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