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  • Epinephrine Auto-Injector

  • Epinephrine Auto-Injector

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    1. This medicine has multiple active ingredients. Choose an ingredient below to learn more about its interactions.

    2. Epinephrine HCl
    3. Epinephrine (Refill)
    4. Epinephrine Base (Refill)

    Pronounced

    "ep-in-EFF-rin"

    Common brand names:

    Epipen, Twinject

    Uses

    This medication is used in emergencies to treat very serious allergic reactions to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs, or other substances. Epinephrine acts quickly to improve breathing, stimulate the heart, raise a dropping blood pressure, reverse hives, and reduce swelling of the face, lips, and throat.

    How to Use This Medication

    Keep this product near you at all times. (See also Storage section).

    Different brands of this medication have different directions for preparing and using the injector. Learn how to properly inject this medication in advance so you will be prepared when you actually need to use it. Also teach a family member or caregiver what to do if you cannot inject the medication yourself. Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you have to use epinephrine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

    The effects of this medication are rapid but not long-lasting. After injecting epinephrine, seek immediate medical attention. Tell the healthcare professional that you have given yourself an injection of epinephrine. Avoid accidentally injecting this medication into your hands or areas of your body other than the thigh. If this occurs, tell the healthcare professional immediately. Discard the injector properly.

    The solution in this product should be clear. Check this product visually for particles or discoloration from time to time. If it has turned cloudy or pink/brown in color, do not use the product. Obtain a new supply.


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