Tag Archives: Anaphylaxis

Epi-Pen Misuse is Killing People

Epi-pens and other epinephrine auto-injector devices are designed to be easy to use in the case of an anaphylactic reaction, but 4 out of 5 people who have one don’t use it correctly! As I’m writing this, it’s Christmas eve … Continue reading

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What happens when you use an Epi-pen?

You might have allergies yourself, or have a child who does. If so, you might have a lot of questions about using an Epi-Pen that aren’t covered in the standard information leaflet: Will it hurt? Will it bleed? Does it … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis, what is it and what to do about it

Anaphylaxis (also called anaphylactic shock) seems to be more common than ever. It’s a topic covered in all courses of 1 day or longer and everyone gets to see and practice with the training Epipen &/or TwinJect devices so that … Continue reading

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Safety Information on the Correct Use of EpiPens

Subject: Important Safety Information on the Correct Use of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injector Pfizer Canada Inc. (distributor of EpiPen for Dey Pharma, L.P.) in collaboration with Health Canada would like to remind patients of the correct method to remove … Continue reading

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