About drugs a-z drugs a-z provides drug information from everyday health and our partners, as well as ratings from our members, all in one place cerner multum™ provides the data within some of the basics, side effects, interactions, and dosage tabs the information within the reviews and faq tabs is proprietary to everyday health. Epinephrine auto-injectors, such as epipen and epipen jr (the version for children) made by mylan, deliver lifesaving medication that can stop a potentially serious allergic reaction in its tracks the new pen, by teva pharmaceuticals, promises to compete with epipen and epipen jr, as well as with epipen’s own “authorized generic” version.
Epinephrine options and training epinephrine options and training information for consumers as of may 9, 2018 the food and drug administration (fda) declared a national shortage of epinephrine auto-injectors affecting certain products on may 9, 2018 (authorized generic of epipen®) epinephrine auto-injector (authorized generic of. The us food and drug administration today took additional action to mitigate shortages of epipen (epinephrine) auto-injector by extending the expiration date of specific lots of 03 milligram products marketed by mylan by four months beyond the labeled expiration date this change beyond the approved 20-month shelf life is based on stability data provided by mylan and reviewed by the fda. The lowest level of epinephrine, 81%, was found in an epipen jr 30 months past its expiration date mpr new drug product: orilissa are expired epipens still effective.
Epipen and epipen jr are indicated in the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (type i) including anaphylaxis to stinging insects (eg, order hymenoptera, which include bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants) and biting insects (eg, triatoma, mosquitoes), allergen immunotherapy, foods, drugs, diagnostic testing substances (eg, radiocontrast media) and other allergens, as well as idiopathic anaphylaxis or exercise-induced anaphylaxis. Line) is widely advocated as the main drug in the treatment of anaphylaxis there are no other medica-tions with similar efficacy on the body systems that are potentially involved by anaphylaxis1 pital emergency treatment, epinephrine auto injector such as epipen.
The food and drug administration (fda) declared a national shortage of epinephrine auto-injectors affecting certain products on may 9, 2018 currently the following epinephrine auto-injectors are available and are not in a nationally declared shortage.
The fda letter was sent to the pfizer company, but the drug is marketed by mylan, which has come under fire for the repeated price hikes it made to the price of epipen. Drugscom provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products this material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.