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EPIPEN
Anaphylaxis
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Drug Name:

EPIPEN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Epinephrine 0.3mg (1:1000); auto-injection device; contains sulfites.

Company:
Mylan Specialty L.P.

e-Prescribe this drug via Surescripts


Therapeutic Use:

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Indications for EPIPEN:

Emergency treatment in anaphylaxis.

Adult Dose for EPIPEN:

0.3mg IM in thigh; may repeat if needed.

Children's Dose for EPIPEN:

0.01mg/kg IM in thigh; may repeat if needed.

See Also:

EPIPEN Jr

Pharmacological Class:

Sympathomimetic.

Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Diabetes. Advise patient to seek medical help immediately. Train patient in use of device. Elderly. Children. Pregnancy (Cat.C).

Interactions:

Pressor effects may be potentiated by MAOIs, tricyclic antidepressants, furazolidone, antihistamines, levothyroxine, β-blockers, guanethidine. May be antagonized by nitrites, α-blockers, other rapid-acting vasodilators. Arrhythmias possible with digitalis, mercurial diuretics, quinidine, others.

Adverse Reactions:

Tachycardia, sweating, nausea, vomiting, respiratory difficulty, pallor, dizziness, weakness, tremor, headache, nervousness, anxiety, arrhythmia.

How Supplied:

Packs—2

EPIPEN

  • 2 pens of 0.3mg kits (Qty:1)
  • appx. price $379.00
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