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FDA Updates Instructions for EpiPens


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For  EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® auto-injectors only:

  • When you inject, hold the EpiPen firmly in place for 3 seconds.

    The labeling change that says three seconds is enough time to keep the auto-injector in the outer thigh. Previous instructions said to hold the EpiPen in place for ten seconds.

http://community.kidswithfoodallergies.org/blog/fda-updates-instructions-for-epipens-and-other-epinephrine-auto-injectors

 

 

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