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271 Articles Matching "epipen"

Walgreens to offer Auvi-Q as EpiPen shortage challenges parents

Sep 07, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Auvi-Q's introduction to Walgreens comes as manufacturing disruptions have led to an EpiPen shortage. Drugstores across the country have no or very few EpiPens in...
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Walgreens to supply Kaleo's allergy shots as EpiPen shortage drags

Sep 07, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday emergency allergy shots from Kaleo will be available in its stores, the latest effort to address shortages of the lifesaving treatment during the back-to-school season....
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EpiPen Shortage Causing Concern as Schools Start

Aug 25, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA announced this week that it is extending the expiration date on some batches of EpiPens by 4 months to try to help people struggling with the shortage. But many in the allergy community say they’re afraid to give their children lifesaving medication that is past its printed expiration...
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FDA's New Generic EpiPen Approval Exemplifies Progress on Drug Price Reform

Aug 24, 2018 , Forbes
Last week, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the approval of the first generic version of EpiPen, an injectable form of epinephrine used in children to treat life-threatening allergies. Under Gottlieb and HHS Secretary Alex Azar, the consistent theme is lower prices through...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Opioids, EpiPens And Health Funding

Aug 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Joanne Kenen of Politico discuss Senate action on health funding and opioid legislation, the state of the individual insurance market and consternation over expiration dates on EpiPens, the self-injected allergy remedy. Also, could an otter with asthma signal a potential public health...
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FDA acts to mitigate EpiPen shortages

Aug 23, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
In an effort to end recent shortages of EpiPen auto-injector, the FDA is extending the expiration date of specific lots of products marketed by Mylan. Read More...
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FDA Extends Some EpiPen Expiration Dates to Fight Shortages

Aug 23, 2018 , RxList
In a move meant to help ease shortages of EpiPen (epinephrine) autoinjectors, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended by 4 months the expiration date of specific lots of 0.3-mg products marketed by Mylan and the authorized generic version, manufactured by Meridian Medical...
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EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended

Aug 23, 2018 , eMedicine Health
FDA Extends Some EpiPen Expiration Dates to Fight...
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FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle Shortage

Aug 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration Dates to Tackle ShortageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/22/2018 12:00:00...
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Some EpiPen expiration dates get extended

Aug 22, 2018 , CNN Health
The FDA announced Tuesday that it is extending the expiration date of certain 0.3 milligram EpiPen products in response to a shortage of the medication....
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FDA extends EpiPen expiry date to combat shortage

Aug 22, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday extended the expiration date of specific lots of Mylan NV's EpiPen allergy injectors by four months to mitigate the shortage of the life-saving treatment....
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FDA Extends EpiPen Expiration to Tackle Shortage

Aug 22, 2018 , WebMD
EpiPens are still available in the U.S., but are in limited supply in certain areas due to factors such as supply disruptions and manufacturer issues, according to the...
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FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPen

Aug 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/17/2018 12:00:00...
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Autoinjector Shortage? Alternatives Are Available

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Autoinjectors are in especially high demand as the new school year begins. Reports of a shortage of EpiPens have been surfacing lately as parents attempt to stock up on the epinephrine autoinjectors for school, home, backpacks and grandma’s house. The manufacturer of EpiPen, Mylan, has been deali......
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FDA Approves 1st Generic EpiPen

Aug 18, 2018 , WebMD
The first generic version of the EpiPen was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, paving the way for more affordable versions of the lifesaving allergy emergency...
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EpiPen shortage has parents struggling during back-to-school season

Aug 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The lifesaving allergy medicine has had manufacturing disruptions since May, but allergy sufferers and caregivers may find it especially hard to find now, as parents try to stock up to send their kids back to...
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Teva gets FDA clearance for first EpiPen generics

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Teva will market its generic epinephrine auto-injector in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths. Read More...
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FDA approves Teva’s generic EpiPen after yearslong delay

Aug 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Teva's products are the first cleared by the FDA that are direct generic copies of the EpiPen and could be substituted for the brand-name product by a...
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FDA approves Teva's generic of Mylan's EpiPen

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's generic version of Mylan NV's life-saving allergy injection, EpiPen, at a time when regulators are looking to lower healthcare costs....
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FDA approves first EpiPen generic

Aug 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Teva Pharmaceutical's product is the first direct generic copy of the EpiPen, the life-saving automatic epinephrine injector that fueled a national debate on rising pharmaceutical...
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