A 20 year old female who is admitted after a car accident leaving her without her lower left foot, has just mastered her first few steps and friends, family and staff are celebrating. The patients roommate in the hospital is super excited and orders a special treat for her roommate. The treat comes and the patient takes a bite of her celebratory cupcake when all of a sudden the patient starts to turn blue and her lips start to swell. The roommate was not aware that the patient was allergic to nuts and now your patient is having an anaphylactic reaction. What medication do you get for the patient?


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- 1:1,000 Epinephrine

- 1:10,000 Epinephine

- 25 mg Benadryl

- 50 mg Benadryl


1:1000 Epinephrine given IM only is the treatment for anaphylaxis. The consentration of 1:10,000 is used for cardiac arrest and is also given IV. Benadryl would not be the immediate medication to give.

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