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EpiPen(R) (ephinepherine) -- price problems

Mylan is the company that makes EpiPen(R).  It was one of those “inversion” companies that started in the US but is incorporated in the Netherlands to avoid taxes.   378 more words

Drug Costs

Aww nuts, I'm allergic, Part 2

I posted this a couple of days ago, but for some reason, it completely disappeared.  So here it is again….

The other day, I went for an allergy skin test.   357 more words

Gluten Free

Cucumber: The first Epi Adventure

Summer of 2013 I finally broke down and bought myself a SPI belt. Working summer camps around many small children had made me suddenly aware that maybe having my epipen in my locker was a bad idea. 1,079 more words


The EpiPen Might Save My Life, But Not Before it Breaks My Bank

Epinephrine is the only treatment for an anaphylactic reaction. It is only available through a prescription. It costs way too much, and the price only continues to rise. 653 more words

Food Allergies

Updates to Instructions for Use of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Read the full Food Allergy Research Network Blog

Key Takeaways

  • Hold patient’s leg and limit movement during administration to avoid lacerations and bent/broken needles
  • Look out for symptoms of skin and soft tissue infections…
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Food Allergy

'Kiss of Death' Kills 20 Year Old Allergy Victim.

Young woman killed by deadly trace left on her lover’s lips.

A 20 year old woman, by the name of Myriam Ducré-Lemay, a Canadian citizen, lost her life to unforeseen and unusual circumstances. 411 more words

Race car driver Alex Tagliani makes pit-stop at La Ronde

MONTREAL – Quebec race car driver Alex Tagliani, or Tag, as his fans like to call him, made a special appearance at Montreal’s La Ronde amusement Park Saturday afternoon. 354 more words