Misuse of Epi-Pens is Killing People

Epi-pens and other epinephrine auto-injector devices are designed to be easy to use in the case of an anaphylactic reaction, but 4 out of 5 people who have one don’t use it correctly! As I’m writing this, it’s Christmas eve and the chances of someone...

What happens when you use an Epi-pen?

You might have allergies yourself, or have a child who does. If so, you might have a lot of questions about using an Epi-Pen that aren’t covered in the standard information leaflet: Will it hurt? Will it bleed? Does it take much force to use? Will it work like...

Anaphylaxis, what is it and what to do about it

Anaphylaxis (also called anaphylactic shock) seems to be more common than ever. It’s a topic covered in all courses of 1 day or longer and everyone gets to see and practice with the training Epipen &/or TwinJect devices so that you have some idea what to do...

Safety Information on the Correct Use of EpiPens

Subject: Important Safety Information on the Correct Use of EpiPenĀ® and EpiPenĀ® Jr Auto-Injector Pfizer Canada Inc. (distributor of EpiPen for Dey Pharma, L.P.) in collaboration with Health Canada would like to remind patients of the correct method to remove the blue...