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Food Allergy and EpiPens

Posted Apr 28 2010 12:00am
So, a new study shows that an increased number of us are accidentally poking ourselves with epinephrine auto-injectors. Well, at least teenagers are. The study , with data from 1994-2007, didn't give information about the circumstances of these accidents.

I suspect that as more people carry and use auto-injectors, we'll see more accidents.

The recommendation is improved design of the auto-injector and better training. EpiPen® has a new design. Have you seen it yet? It does seem to be easier to hold. When this new one expires, I'll try it out in an orange- taking great care not to inject myself!
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