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Latest Epinephrine autoinjector Stories

2013-02-22 23:02:08

The Allergy Advocacy Association of Rochester, New York to participate in a legislative event on February 27 to advocate for the passage of school access to Epinephrine Act. State Senate bill S02210 and Assembly bill A2566 would authorize students with allergies to carry and self-administer prescribed epinephrine, and require schools to maintain a supply of epinephrine for emergency use on students who have undiagnosed allergies. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 The Allergy Advocacy...

2013-02-20 12:26:18

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), launched the EpiPen4Schools(TM) program in August 2012, thousands of schools across the country have elected to participate and redeem free EpiPen(®) or EpiPen Jr(®) (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors. The program was created to help schools have improved access to epinephrine in the event a person experiences a life-threatening...

2013-01-31 12:27:33

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day brings the exchange of cards and candy, and marks a popular time for social events and dates involving food. But for parents whose children have life-threatening food allergies, it is also a time for continuing their important dialogue about avoiding allergic triggers and preparedness should anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction) occur. This importance is highlighted by a recent survey* revealing that as many as...

2013-01-29 08:30:58

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerome Bettis and Robin Miller are teaming up with Sanofi US to raise awareness of life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and spread the word that Auvi-Q(TM) (epinephrine injection, USP) is now available by prescription in pharmacies nationwide. Bettis, who is allergic to shellfish, and Miller, who is allergic to eggs, hope to help educate adults and caregivers of children at risk for severe allergic reactions. To view the...

2013-01-28 08:28:57

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that Auvi-Q(TM) (epinephrine injection, USP) is now available in U.S. retail pharmacies nationwide with a prescription from a healthcare provider. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130128/NY48939 ) Auvi-Q is the first-and-only epinephrine auto-injector with audio and visual cues for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people who are at risk for or...

2012-12-18 08:28:03

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from an online survey released today by Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), reveal that, of those surveyed, more than half (55%) of children with life-threatening allergies have experienced anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction) during a winter holiday event, a statistic that rises to 70% among families in urban areas. This holiday season,...

2012-08-14 02:29:23

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), today announced the EpiPen4Schools(TM) program. This effort offers four free EpiPen(®) or EpiPen Jr(® )(epinephrine) Auto-Injectors upon qualification, which includes having a valid prescription, to public and private kindergarten, elementary, middle and high schools in the U.S. The products will be available in the form of two...

2012-08-13 02:25:46

PARIS, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people who are at risk for or have a history of anaphylaxis. Auvi-Q is the first-and-only compact epinephrine auto-injector with audio and visual cues that guide patients and caregivers step-by-step through the injection process. To view...

2012-08-07 10:25:43

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced a license agreement, under which Pfizer will obtain the exclusive rights to market and sell EpiPen® Injection 0.3/0.15mg in Japan. These products, known in the U.S. as EpiPen® (epinephrine) 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr® (epinephrine) 0.15mg Auto-Injectors, are for self-administration for the emergency treatment of...

Food Allergies More Common In Young Children
2012-06-26 05:47:11

Is more epinephrine needed? A new study, conducted by the NIH-funded Consortium of Food Allergy Research and published in the June 25, 2012 issue of the journal Pediatrics, found that young children have an undetermined large number of reactions to milk and egg allergies and other foods. During a 3 year period, upwards of 70 percent of preschool children experience a higher reaction.   Researchers also found that caregivers failed to administer the medication epinephrine in 70...