Real Stories

Australians share their stories about using EpiPen®

Yum cha reaction

The first time I used EpiPen®

Callum and his family were out for a meal when  his daughter started showing signs of a severe allergic reaction.

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On the road

Allergic reaction in back of the car

Yolanda was driving when her daughter had a severe allergic reaction to a snack.


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Patients and Carers

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