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Publication Type: Safe Medication Use Newsletter
Single or Multiple Incident: Multiple
Date: 8/17/2021 12:00:00 AM
Country: Canada

This newsletter provides information on the availability and use of an epinephrine auto-injector to treat school children with emergency anaphylactic reactions to life-threatening allergies. The alert provides websites where three different types of auto-injectors are available and tips for parents to prepare their child with serious allergies for the return to school.

Additional Details

Device:
auto-injector
Medication/Gas/Fluid:
epinephrine auto-injector (EpiPen®, Emerade®, Allerject®)
Medication/IV List:
adrenergic agonists, IV (e.g., epinephrine, phenylephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine)


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