When to use EpiPen® Auto-Injector

Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction and should always be treated as a medical emergency.3

Adrenaline (epinephrine) injected into the outer mid-thigh muscle is the first line of treatment for anaphylaxis. EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injectors contain adrenaline (epinephrine).1,2,4

Use EpiPen® Auto-Injector immediately if you have signs or symptoms of anaphylaxis, as described by your doctor or pharmacist. Symptoms are potentially life threatening and do vary.1,2,4

Symptoms are likely to include:4


Swelling of

in the throat

Difficulty talking
and/or hoarse voice

Wheeze or
persistent cough

Persistent dizziness
or collapse

Loss of consciousness and/or collapse or becoming pale and floppy (in young children)

Always carry your EpiPen®
if it’s with you, it could save