Anaphylaxis Awareness Articles

Thank you for your interest in Anaphylaxis Awareness. We hope you enjoy these articles that discuss some important issues in our industry.

Changes to timing instructions on the administration of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Junior adrenaline auto-injector

The Anaphylaxis Campaign (www.anaphylaxis.org.uk ) have reported that Mylan UK has recently received an approval for a variation to the administration of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Junior adrenaline auto-injector.

Adrenaline Auto-Injectors New Legislation for Schools

Adrenaline Auto-Injectors legislation was passed in Westminster to allow UK schools to be able to  keep spare adrenaline auto-injectors (AAIs) for emergency use.  The legislation comes into effect from 1 October 2017.

There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade

There is now another new type of auto-injector released in the UK called the Emerade. This auto-injector is a little different from others on the market. Allergy specialists have asked for a simple adrenaline auto-injector with a higher dose, an extended shelf life and a longer needle and this is what the Emerade is designed to meet.