Tag: epinephrine

Teva Generic

Teva Launches EpiPen Generic in US Priced at $300

Adult dose device available now in limited quantities with "Jr" dose available in the new year.
Gemma and Adam Lee

Parents Wonder Whether Epinephrine Would Have Saved Megan Lee’s Life

"If she’d had one, would things have turned out differently? We have no way of knowing but we’ve asked ourselves many times."
Toddler

Study: Does Prior Administration of Epinephrine Adversely Impact Pediatric Anaphylaxis Patients?

Results support the use of 0.15 mg epinephrine auto-injectors in this population when lower-dose auto-injectors are unavailable.
EpiPen and Carrier

FDA Alert: Some EpiPen Auto-Injectors May Not Readily Slide Out of...

In some cases, the patient or caregiver may not be able to quickly remove the epinephrine auto-injector from the carrier tube.
Ben and EpiPens

Largest PBMs Will Face Lawsuit Over EpiPen Pricing

The four largest pharmacy benefit managers must face a class action over their roles in the price hikes.
Project Abbie Auto-Injector Prototype

Project Abbie Promises Wearable Auto-Injector with Automatic Anaphylaxis Detection and Activation

Device would detect the early stage of anaphylaxis and automatically administer epinephrine.
Outback Joe

High School Students Compete to Save “Outback Joe” by Delivering Epinephrine...

The dummy was caught in the Australian Outback without his epinephrine auto-injector.
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.

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