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Adrenaline (Epinephrine) - Plasma

The Adrenaline (Epinephrine) - Plasma test measures the level of adrenaline, a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, in your blood. Adrenaline plays a key role in the body's 'fight or flight' response to stress, affecting heart rate, blood pressure, and metabolism. Evaluating the level of adrenaline in your blood can help your healthcare provider diagnose conditions such as adrenal tumors and adrenal insufficiency, manage treatment strategies, and monitor your health over time.


  • Test Name Adrenaline (Epinephrine) - Plasma
  • Sample Type Blood
  • Preparations Required Avoid strenuous physical activities and the consumption of caffeine, alcohol, and certain medications like acetaminophen, antihistamines, and antidepressants prior to the test as they may affect the results.
  • Report Time 4 Days

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Reporting of the sample at lab
Reporting of the sample at lab
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Adrenaline - Plasma test is crucial as it can help diagnose conditions associated with abnormal adrenaline production. An unusually high adrenaline level may indicate conditions like adrenal tumors, whereas low levels might suggest adrenal insufficiency. The test results can provide valuable information to guide diagnostic procedures, treatment plans, and ongoing health management.

No, fasting is not typically required for this test, but always follow the specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider.

Certain substances can affect adrenaline levels in the blood. Avoid strenuous physical activities and the consumption of caffeine and alcohol prior to the test. Certain medications, including acetaminophen, antihistamines, and antidepressants, may also affect adrenaline levels, so always consult your healthcare provider for specific instructions.

This test may be ordered when a healthcare provider suspects conditions associated with abnormal adrenaline production. Symptoms that could prompt this test include persistent high blood pressure, rapid heart rate, excessive sweating, frequent headaches, or panic attacks.

The Adrenaline - Plasma test measures the level of adrenaline present in your blood.

The frequency of this test will depend on your individual health condition and the advice of your healthcare provider. It may be performed periodically to monitor the effectiveness of treatment for certain conditions.

Normal values for plasma adrenaline can vary depending on the lab conducting the test. Your healthcare provider will interpret your results based on your overall health and specific situation.

You should avoid certain foods, beverages, and activities that could influence adrenaline levels in your blood. Discuss with your healthcare provider about any medications you are currently taking, as some may impact the test results.

Physical stress, dietary intake, certain medications, and improper sample handling are among the factors that can affect the results of the Adrenaline - Plasma test.

If your test results are abnormal, you should consult with a healthcare provider who specializes in endocrinology, the field of medicine that deals with hormonal disorders.

Yes, certain medications can affect the results of the Adrenaline - Plasma test. These may include acetaminophen, antihistamines, and antidepressants. Always inform your healthcare provider of any medications you are currently taking.

Yes, the Adrenaline - Plasma test can be performed on pregnant women. As always, any concerns or symptoms should be discussed with a healthcare provider.

This test carries very few risks. However, as with any blood test, there may be minor pain or bruising at the site where the needle was inserted.

The Adrenaline - Plasma test is considered reliable for assessing adrenaline levels in the body. However, the reliability can be influenced by various factors, such as adherence to pre-test instructions and proper handling of the blood sample.

The Adrenaline - Plasma test is a vital tool for diagnosing and managing conditions associated with abnormal adrenaline production. A comprehensive understanding of your test results, facilitated by a competent healthcare provider, can lead to more effective diagnosis and treatment.

Adrenaline (Epinephrine) - Plasma
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