Tag: epinephrine

Emergency

8 Year Old Boy Dies of Apparent Anaphylactic Reaction

An 8 year old Monmouth County, NJ boy died this morning of an apparent anaphylactic reaction.
No Nuts Moms Group

Playgroup for Kids, Support Group for Moms: No Nuts Moms Group!

Need to find a safe playgroup for your child with food allergies? Need a community of like-minded moms for ideas and support? Check out the No Nuts Moms Group.

Mylan Introduces $0 Co-Pay Program for Epipen® Auto-Injectors

The manufacturer of Epipen brand auto-injectors has introduced a new $0 Co-Pay Card which will reimburse eligible participants for a portion of their out-of-pocket expenses.

Auvi-Q Voice Guided Epinephrine Auto-Injector Now Available in US

The Auvi-Q voice guided epinephrine auto-injector is now available from retail pharmacies in the US with a prescription.
Brian Hom

Must See Video: “Food Allergies Don’t Take Vacations”

Brian Hom tells the heart-wrenching story of the family vacation that ended in tragedy after his son consumed a dessert contaminated with peanut.

Virginia Epinephrine Law May Have Saved Student’s Life

A Virginia epinephrine law and quick thinking on the part of a school district official may have saved a student's life.

Mylan Announces Free EpiPens® for Schools Program

Mylan Specialty L.P., the distributors of EpiPen® brand epinephrine auto-injectors, have announced a new program allowing qualified schools to obtain EpiPens at no cost.

FDA Approves New Voice-Guided Epinephrine Auto-Injector

The FDA has approved a new, voice guided epinephrine auto-injector for emergency use to counter the effects of anaphylaxis.

A Mom’s Perspective: A Guide to Registering Your Child with Food...

A mom's step-by-step guide to registering your food allergic child for kindergarten. Even if you have older school-aged children, check out the policies we advocate and compare them to those at your school!
Vaccine

Study: Anaphylaxis Extremely Rare As Result of Vaccine Administration

A UK study found that anaphylaxis occurred rarely as a result of common pediatric immunizations and not at all as a result of infant and preschool immunizations.

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