Epinephrine contraindicated in Patients who ...
blood pressure over 200 torr systolic or 115 torr diastolic
- severe cardiovascular disease including
- less than 6 months after a myocardial infarction or cerebrovascular accident
- daily episodes of angina pectoris or
- unstable angina
- cardiac dysrhythmias despite appropriate
medicated with β-blocker, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, or tricyclic antidepressants; or general anesthesia with a halogenated anesthetic like halothane, methoxyflurane, or ethrane.