Family Allergy & Asthma Announces Partnership

There have been a number of EpiPen updates within the information just lately.
Going again to Could, there was a scarcity of the EpiPen epinephrine auto-injectors. In accordance with the Meals and Drug Administration (FDA), this is because of manufacturing delays and has result in provide constraints in pharmacies throughout the nation. For sufferers who’ve been unable to search out an EpiPen, they advocate, “contacting Mylan Customer Relations at 800-796-9526 for assistance in locating alternative pharmacies.”
On August 16th, the FDA authorized a generic model of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. auto-injectors. In accordance with Dr. Wes Sublett, “The approval of a generic version of Epipen allows patients access to another low-cost option when filling their epinephrine auto-injector.”
In a press release launched on August 21st, the FDA prolonged the expiration date of particular a lot of the EpiPen zero.three mg model by a further 4 months. Mylan’s EpiPen web site lists the lot numbers and has directions on learn how to find the lot quantity in your auto-injector. Additionally observe, this expiration date extension doesn’t apply to the EpiPen Jr; sufferers utilizing this could proceed to stick to the expiration date on the epinephrine auto-injector.
This extension of the expiration date was carried out to assist mitigate the scarcity through the back-to-school season.


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