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Treatment: Emergency Aid for Anaphylaxi

If you have previously experienced anaphylaxis or severe angioedema, your doctor may provide you with syringes of injectable epinephrine (adrenaline). Keep one at home and one at work, and carry one with you at all times. In the event of anaphylaxis, inject epinephrine immediately, then call for an ambulance.

Self-injecting

Inject epinephrine (adrenaline) into a thigh muscle at the first sign of anaphylaxis or angioedema.

From the 2010 revision of the Complete Home Medical Guide © Dorling Kindersley Limited.

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