Study shows parents, guardians and emergency responders failed to give epinephrine at home.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (July 12, 2017 – 12:01 am ET) – Anyone suffering a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) should receive epinephrine as quickly as possible. A new study showed that even kids who were prescribed an epinephrine auto injector didn’t receive the life-saving medication when they needed it.
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David Stukus, M.D., is a member of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s Board of Directors and Medical Scientific Council. Kids With Food Allergies is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.