Epipen

What is Epipen?

An epinephrine autoinjector is a medical device for injecting a measured dose or doses of epinephrine (adrenaline), by means of autoinjector technology; the EpiPen is most often used for the treatment of anaphylaxis. The EpiPen is derived from the Mark I NAAK ComboPen, which was developed for the U.S. military for treating exposure to nerve agents in the course of chemical warfare. Other trademark names for the autoinjector device include, Emerade, Twinject, Adrenaclick, Anapen, Jext, Allerject, and Auvi-Q.

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i am a 39 year old diagnosed with celiac disease about 6 yrs ago. i used to eat gluten anyways and it basically gave me diarrhea. But here...

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Brief Answer:
Epipen helps in acute life threatening conditions

Detailed Answer:
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You have to avoid gluten containing food , that's the...

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I stepped on and got bit by what I think was a bark scorpion last night . I still have tingling in my lips and tongue after taking Benadryl. I am...

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Brief Answer:
Observe for 24 hours after bite

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If the duration is over 2 hours and still you have no lifethreatening symptoms,...

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was wondering if its really necessary to carry an epipen around with me at all times. I had a severe reaction to oysters which I had never tried...

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Brief Answer:
Epipen

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Thank you for contacting HCM with your XXXXXXX care concerns

I am sorry to hear that you have such a bad...

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