5 things to know about EpiPen®
Have you ever wondered what’s in EpiPen® and how it works? Read on for some interesting facts about the anaphylaxis first aid device.
Ensure your child and their school are EpiPen® aware
Has your child been prescribed EpiPen®? Here’s a checklist of what you can do to ensure their school or daycare are ready for an anaphylaxis emergency.
Teach others how to use EpiPen®
It’s essential to be able to administer EpiPen® calmly in an emergency. Read on for tips to help your family and friends build their EpiPen® confidence.
Is your EpiPen® action plan for Anaphylaxis up to date?
Everyone prescribed EpiPen® or EpiPen® Jr should keep an up-to-date ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis near their auto-injectors, so people know how to help them in an emergency. Read on to find out more.
What to do after using EpiPen®. Read our 8 tips.
Giving EpiPen® or EpiPen® Jr. is a key step in first aid for anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). Read on to find out what to do next.
Video: How mum used EpiPen® at a birthday dinner
Find out what a mother did when her daughter experienced anaphylaxis at a birthday party.
Can I stand or walk during anaphylaxis?
You should never stand, walk or sit suddenly during anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). Read on to find out why.
Video: How mum responded to anaphylaxis in the car
Yolanda explains what she did when her daughter experienced anaphylaxis in the car.
Asthma or allergy: always use EpiPen® first
It can be difficult to distinguish between an asthma attack and anaphylaxis. When in doubt, give EpiPen® first.
Video: How Tia put her EpiPen® lessons to use
Tia and Henry share their relief that they had EpiPen® at hand during an anaphylactic incident at a festival.
Video: Anaphylaxis incident at school is a lesson for teachers and parents
Mum tells us about the day her daughter ate nuts at school but was afraid to tell anyone.
5 tips for managing anaphylaxis
Act quickly and correctly when you or someone else experiences a severe allergic reaction.
Five anaphylaxis questions answered
What is anaphylaxis, and what are the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis? We answer these and other questions.
You don’t need medical training for EpiPen® – just practice
EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr are designed so that anyone can provide essential first aid if required to save lives.
4 myths about anaphylaxis
What you need to know about signs, symptoms and treatments for severe allergic reactions.
How does EpiPen® work?
Have you ever wondered what’s in your EpiPen® or EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injector and how it works? Here’s a quick summary.
Join more than 35,000 EpiPen® Auto-Injector users and reap the benefits1
MyEpiPen® is an online resource dedicated to helping you and your family be better prepared to manage anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). If you're not yet a member of MyEpiPen®, make sure you join today to receive:
- An EpiPen® Trainer – a training device to help you practise using EpiPen® Auto-Injector
- How to use EpiPen® Auto-Injector fridge magnet - to serve as a useful reminder
- Expiry reminders - to help ensure you always have an in-date EpiPen® Auto-Injector at hand
- Regular updates on the latest anaphylaxis news