Tag: epinephrine

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.
EpiPens

Coroner Presiding Over Pret A Manger Inquest Slams EpiPen as “Inherently...

“An inadequate dose of adrenaline and an inadequate length needle raises serious safety concerns."

Get the Flu Vaccine with an Egg Allergy? The CDC Answers...

The CDC wants everyone over 6 months to get a flu shot with rare exceptions. Egg allergy does NOT exclude you.
Heather Bresch - Mylan CEO

Mylan Accused of Secretly Maneuvering to Suppress Evidence in EpiPen Lawsuit

Mylan is accused of foul play in suppression of documents.
Seton Hall University

Police, Campus Safety Refuse to Administer Epinephrine to Student Suffering Anaphylaxis

"If you were my daughter or my sister, I would use it, but since you’re not I don’t want a charge against me.”
Epipen sticks to carrier tube

Pfizer Canada Warns EpiPen and EpiPen Jr Auto-Injectors May Stick in...

Health Canada warns consumers that some EpiPens and EpiPen Jrs may not slide out of their carriers easily or at all.
Thomas Cook Airlines

Teen Threatened with Removal from Flight Because of Her Food Allergy

Accommodating the passenger meant the cabin crew would not be able to serve Rosé wine and Magnus cider.
Natasha Ednan-Laperouse

What We Hope to Learn from the Natasha Ednan-Laperouse Inquest

Natasha was always careful to check the food she bought for sesame but the allergen was not included in the ingredient list.
Medical Marijuana

One Resident’s Cannabis Allergy vs Another’s Need for Medical Marijuana

“We have two competing sets of human rights here. We’re wrestling through this.”
ER

Study: Fewer Than Half Use Their Epinephrine Auto-Injector Before Arriving at...

“It’s a disappointing reality that epinephrine is seriously underused.”

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