Tag: epinephrine

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.
Ammaria Johnson

Virginia First Grader Dies of Allergic Reaction in School

A Virginia first grader died Monday shortly after suffering an apparent allergic reaction to something she ate at school.

Support the “School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act”

US Senators have introduced legislation which could potentially safeguard the lives of millions of school children with known food allergies and many more that have not been diagnosed.

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