Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology

Anaphylaxis and adrenaline

What is the correct dose in micrograms for the initial treatment of a conscious patients suffering from anaphylaxis? 0.1 ml of adrenaline 1 in 1000 0.5 ml of adrenaline 1 in 1000 10 ml of adrenaline 1 in 10 000 1ml of adrenaline 1 in 10 000 0.1 ml of adrenaline 1 in 10 000

Anaphylaxis to NAC

Healthy female treated with NAC for paracetamol overdoseThe patient goes on to have the infusion of acetylcysteine.10 minutes later you are called to her with the following set of observations.RR36Sats 89% AirBP 80/40There is no lip or tongue swelling. She is wheezy. She has chest tightness. Her observations had previously been all normal. What is …

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