NAPLEX Practice Question # 83

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 83.



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Intravenous epinephrine is used to treat cardiac arrest and hypotensive crisis (e.g., during anaphylactic reactions) due to its vasoconstrictor and positive ionotropic/chronotropic eff ects. Epinephrine is also mixed with local anesthetics, such as lidocaine, to produce localized vasoconstriction to prolong the duration of action and minimize the systemic effects of the latter.

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