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

difficulty_to-breathing

Difficulty/noisy
breathing

swelling_to-tongue

Swelling of
tongue

swelling_to-throat

Swelling/tightness
in the throat

difficulty_to-voice

Difficulty talking
and/or hoarse voice

wheeze_to-cough

Wheeze or
persistent cough

persistent_to-collapse

Persistent dizziness
or collapse

loss_to-collapse

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

Always carry your EpiPen® Auto-Injector,
if it’s with you, it could save you.1,2

Epinephrine = Adrenaline. Anaphylaxis = Severe allergic reaction.

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