Initial treatment of all anaphylactic reactions except that due to epinephrine itself. Cardiac stimulant in case of collapse, shock & anesth accidents. Useful as hemostatic in hemorrhage & prolongs action of infiltration anesth agent. Urticaria.
Cardiac arrhythmia, tachycardia of >140 bpm, severe HTN, narrow-angle glaucoma, during anesth w/ halogenated hydrocarbon or cyclopropane w/ local anesth of finger or toe, woman in labor, cardiac dilation & coronary insufficiency.