Tag: auto-injector

Opioid Crisis

How the Opioid Crisis Could Affect the Availability of Epinephrine

Pharma is under pressure to respond which has already resulted in one company seeking bankruptcy protection.
Air Travel

Stocking Epinephrine Auto-Injectors on Commercial Flights Found to be Cost-Effective

According to this study, base-case scenarios demonstrate the annual cost per passenger-at-risk would be $0.08.
Emma Sloan

Mother’s Campaign After Daughter’s Death from Allergen Exposure Saves Acquaintance

Woman saved by epinephrine from the same pharmacy that denied Emma the life-saving medication.
EMS

Study: Guidelines for Managing Anaphylaxis in Children Need an Update

Study shows that pre-hospital treatment with epinephrine has the highest protective effect against uncontrolled allergic reaction.
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Epinephrine Auto-injectors Retain High Levels of Epinephrine Years After Expiration Date,...

Study shows majority of epinephrine auto-injectors retained over 90% concentration of epinephrine years after expiration dates, regardless of the manufacturer.
Anxious Teen

Study: Over Half of Teens with Peanut Allergy Visited the ER,...

4 in 10 Teens believe they have a great or very great chance or certainty of dying from accidental exposure.
Pharmacist

Epinephrine Auto-Injector Companies Swept Up in 44 State Price Fixing Lawsuit

State prosecutors describe a price fixing scheme involving more than a dozen companies and as many executives responsible for sales, marketing, and pricing.
EpiPen Shortage

EpiPen Shortage Will Continue for Months Longer

A source at Pfizer claims the shortage will continue for an extended time.
Karanbir Cheema

What We Learned from the Karanbir Cheema Inquest

Myriad failings came together leading to Karan's death. Here are a few glaring issues that must be addressed arising from testimony at the inquest.
Francine McVeigh and Grandson Martin Wetstein

Woman in Anaphylactic Shock Saved by Grandson

He recalled his grandmother, "had taken two EpiPens before she collapsed."

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