Tag: Epipen®

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.
EpiPen and Generic

Epipen Supply Status Update and Extension of Expiration Dates

Tighter supplies and greater variability in pharmacy-level access will potentially continue through the summer months as seasonal demand increases.
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.
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."
EpiPen Station

University Adds Stock Epinephrine Stations to All Campus Cafeterias

Stations holding an emergency epinephrine auto-injector are now being installed next to the AEDs (defibrillators) in every campus dining hall.
Zhaire Smith

An NBA Star and the Allergic Reaction That Almost Killed Him

19 year-old rookie Zhaire Smith closes the NBA regular season having broken into the starting rotation, but it could have turned out differently.
Walgreens Sells Expired EpiPens

Walgreens Apologizes for Selling Expired EpiPens

"I want parents to be aware, learning from experience, to check yourself the expiration date."

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