Did you know?
Before leaving emergency medical care, your healthcare professional should provide the following:
- An epinephrine auto-injector or a prescription for two doses and training on how to use the auto-injector
- A follow-up appointment or an appointment with a clinical specialist such as an allergist/immunologist
- Information on where to get medical identification jewelry or an anaphylaxis wallet card that alerts others of the food allergy
- Education about allergen avoidance, recognizing the symptoms of anaphylaxis, and giving intramuscular injections of epinephrine
- An anaphylaxis emergency action plan