EPINEPHRINE Injection, USP 1:10,000 (0.1 mg/mL)
Epinephrine Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution
administered parenterally by the intravenous
chamber) routes, or via
endotracheal tube into
the bronchial tree.
(mL) of the 1:10,000 solution
0.1 mg; sodium chloride
8.16 mg; sodium metabisulfite
added 0.46 mg; citric acid, anhydrous
2 mg and sodium
citrate, dihydrate 0.6 mg
added as buffers. May contain additional citric acid
and/or sodium citrate
for pH adjustment. pH 3.3
(2.2 to 5.0). Epinephrine Injection, USP is oxygen
The solution contains
no bacteriostat or antimicrobial
agent and is intended
for use only as a single-dose injection. When smaller doses are
required the unused portion should be discarded.
Epinephrine Injection, USP is a parenteral
agent and cardiac stimulant.
The drug belongs to the
group of endogenous
compounds known as catecholamines.
Sodium Chloride, USP is chemically designated NaCl, a white
crystalline powder freely soluble
Epinephrine, USP is chemically designated 4-[1-hydroxy-2-(methylamino)
ethyl]-1,2 benzenediol, a white, microcrystalline
powder. With acids, it forms salts that are freely soluble