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Frequently asked questions

Review these frequently asked questions to find out more about the EpiPen® Auto-Injector.

Q What are the differences between the re-designed EpiPen® and the original EpiPen®?

Q When should I inject EpiPen®?

Q How do I administer EpiPen®?

Q Why should I swing my arm to inject?

Q How many seconds should I hold EpiPen® in place when I inject?

Q How do I know if EpiPen® has been activated?

Q How do I know if I have received my injection?

Q Can I inject EpiPen® through my clothes?

Q What do I do in the event of an accidental injection into hands or feet, etc?

Q What do I do after I have used EpiPen®?

Q How should I dispose of a used EpiPen®?

Q What should I do if I accidentally remove the safety release from EpiPen®?

Q Does EpiPen® come with needle protection?

Q Do you have to be certified to administer EpiPen® to someone else who is in need
        of the medication but unable to administer it themselves?

Q What are the dosing guidelines for EpiPen®?

Q How many doses of EpiPen® can be administered?

Q What length of expiry should I expect when purchasing EpiPen®?

Q How do I read the expiry date on EpiPen®?

Q If the EpiPen® is expired, can it still be used?

Q How do I store EpiPen® and under what conditions should I consider the
        Auto-Injector compromised?

Q What do I do if the liquid in the EpiPen® is discoloured?

Q Can you use EpiPen® if you have a sensitivity to sulfites?

Q Does EpiPen® contain latex?

Q Can you purchase EpiPen® without a prescription?

Q Is there an EpiPen® carrier bag or belt available?

Q Does EpiPen® fit in most commercial carrying cases?

Q Can I travel with EpiPen®?

Q Where can I find patient information on severe allergic reactions?

Q Who should I contact if I have concerns or product complaints?