Tag: Allergy Asthma & Clinical Immunology (AACI)

EpiPens

Editorial: Reasons to Not Accept as Gospel the Current Configurations of...

Numerous studies indicate current auto-injector configurations may be less than optimal to the task of combating anaphylaxis for a significant portion of the population.
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FDA Approves Auvi-Q with Lower Dose for Infants and Small Children

New variant also has smaller needle size to prevent hitting bone during administration.
Auvi-Q

FDA Grants Kaleo Priority Review Status for Auvi-Q Designed for Infants...

The new epinephrine auto-injector would feature a lower dose and shorter needle length suitable for smaller children.

Study: Exposure to Antibiotics Early in Life Associated with Higher Food...

Association with a diagnosis of food allergy increased as the number of antibiotic prescriptions increased.

Epinephrine Auto-Injector Needles: Long Enough for Heavier Patients?

Needle length is calculated to deliver epinephrine through clothing, skin and subcutaneous fat to the thigh muscle. But are they long enough for obese patients?

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