"For 25 years, EpiPen Auto-Injector has been part of the anaphylaxis action plans and life experience of the millions of people at risk for anaphylaxis," said Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan. "Our anniversary celebration is the perfect opportunity for us to reflect on the progress made to date and renew our commitment to support the community impacted by severe allergies, as we continue our educational efforts and support into the future."
In recognition of the millions of people who have made EpiPen Auto-Injector the No. 1 prescribed treatment for 25 years, Mylan Specialty is expanding its long-standing support of the allergy community through added national and local efforts, such as offering a 25
co-pay card, sponsoring a series of allergy awareness baseball games and food allergy walks across the country and continuing the
Despite the increasing prevalence of food allergies, the most common cause of anaphylaxis, many people who are at risk for anaphylaxis are not ready to appropriately respond when it happens. Avoidance of allergic triggers is the critical first step to prevent a serious allergic reaction, but accidental exposure may still happen, so people need to be prepared to respond if anaphylaxis occurs.
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(epinephrine) 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr
(epinephrine) 0.15 mg Auto-Injectors are for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) caused by allergens, exercise, or unknown triggers; and for people who are at increased risk for these reactions. EpiPen and EpiPen Jr are intended for immediate self administration as emergency supportive therapy only. Seek immediate emergency medical treatment after use.
Important Safety Information
EpiPen Auto-Injectors contain a single dose of epinephrine, which you inject into your outer thigh. DO NOT INJECT INTO YOUR VEIN, BUTTOCK, FINGERS, TOES, HANDS OR FEET. In case of accidental injection, please seek immediate medical treatment. Epinephrine should be used with caution if you have heart disease or are taking certain medicines that can cause heart-related (cardiac) symptoms.
Tell your doctor if you have certain medical conditions such as asthma, depression, thyroid disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, have any other medical conditions, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Be sure to also tell your doctor all the medicines you take, especially medicines for asthma.
If you have certain medical conditions, or take certain medicines, your condition may get worse or you may have longer lasting side effects when you take the EpiPen or EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector.
The most common side effects may include increase in heart rate, stronger or irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea and vomiting, difficulty breathing, paleness, dizziness, weakness or shakiness, headache, apprehension, nervousness or anxiety. These side effects usually go away quickly, especially if you rest.