About Epinephrine

Epinephrine is otherwise known as “adrenaline”and is a self-inject-able medication used to treat anaphylaxis, a life-threatening reaction to food allergens.

The leading choices in auto-injectors are Andrenaclick and EpiPen, both have training videos to learn how to administer the medication. Click here to check out this information about epinephrine on the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) website.

AuviQ is another epinephrine auto-injector that has been talked about but the company selling it volunteered to recall it nationwide due to dosage issues. It is the second product that the company Sanofi has abandoned in 2016. This is according to an article found on the FDA’s website. Click here to read more on the recall.