Infographic: The 411 on EpiPens

Infographic: The 411 on EpiPens

Mylan pharmaceutical company has recently come under fire for the price of their epinephrine auto-injectors. Here are some of the basics when it comes to access to treatment for severe allergic reactions.

For more information on treating allergic reactions, check out What to do when a child is having an allergic reaction.

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  1. I wonder how expensive the other 2 Epinepherine Auto Injectors are and how available are these alternatives. Maybe Mylan’s Epi-pen should be boycotted.

    • Lynn Hutley

      In an August 23, 2016 article from the Associated Press, it was reported that a pair of Adrenaclick syringes costs $142 to $380 at pharmacies. LIke Mylan, Auvi-Q offered coupons with their products but I’m not sure of the current state of the company given the recall of their product in 2015.

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Lynn Hutley
Lynn Hutley

Lynn Hutley, health enews contributor, is coordinator of public affairs and marketing at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital in central Illinois. Having grown up in a family-owned drug store, it is no surprise that Lynn has spent almost 18 years working in the health care industry. She has a degree in human resources management from Illinois State University and is always ready to tackle Trivia Night.