How To Use An EpiPen

Allergic Reactions

Anaphylaxis is a serious, life-threatening allergic reaction that may occur very quickly. The most common anaphylaxis reactions are to food, insect stings, medications and latex.

Symptoms Include:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Hives or swelling
  • Tighness of the throat
  • Hoarse voice
  • Nausea
  • Vomitting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Fainting
  • Low blood pressure
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Feeling of doom
  • Cardiac arrest

How To Use an Epipen

If you or someone you’re caring for shows signs or symptoms of a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis), seek immediate medical treatment. This includes an injection of epinephrine (EpiPen) and dialing 9-1-1. If it isn’t treated properly, anaphylaxis can be fatal.

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