284 Articles Matching "epipen"

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, according to a new study that concludes patients might need expensive refills less often....
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Frustration Mounts as EpiPen Shortage Hits 1 Year

May 14, 2019 , eMedicine Health
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Frustration Mounts as EpiPen Shortage Hits 1 Year

May 14, 2019 , RxList
The ongoing EpiPen shortage has hit the 1-year mark with no end in sight, leaving many families angry, confused, and struggling to get the epinephrine they rely on to stop life-threatening food...
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Frustration Mounts as EpiPen Shortage Hits 1 Year

May 11, 2019 , WebMD
It’s estimated that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million...
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Exclusive: Teva's generic EpiPen launch stalls months after approval

Feb 01, 2019 , Reuters
Many of the largest U.S. pharmacies and drug distributors do not have Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's generic version of the life-saving EpiPen allergy treatment five months after it was approved for sale in the United States, pharmacy chains and a group that tracks drug shortages told Reuters....
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Study: Even Older Drugs Getting Steep Price Hikes

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
The cost of a two-pack EpiPen injector has increased from around $100 in 2007 to between $300 and $600 today. The list price for Lantus brand insulin increased by 49 percent in 2014, even though the product has been on the market for more than a...
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More than 1 in 10 US adults has a food allergy, study finds

Jan 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Blake Sorensen of Chicago has a routine: "Phone, keys, wallet, EpiPen. That's what I've become accustomed to."...
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Emergency allergy shots less effective after heat exposure

Dec 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - The medicine in emergency allergy shots like the EpiPen can deteriorate when exposed to heat, so don't leave them in the car on a hot day, researchers warn....
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Drugmaker to sell cheaper generic rival to EpiPen injectors

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Generic-drug maker Sandoz will start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year. Brand-name EpiPen, which dominates the market, has been in short supply since spring because of production...
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Teva prices EpiPen generic at $300, same price as Mylan generic

Nov 28, 2018 , Reuters
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Tuesday it launched its generic version of Mylan NV's EpiPen at the wholesale price of $300 for a pack of two auto-injectors - the same price as Mylan's generic version of the emergency allergy shot....
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Teva releases limited doses of generic EpiPen

Nov 28, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Teva is rolling out limited doses of its generic EpiPen for patients with life threatening allergic emergencies. Read More...
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Can EpiPens Still Work After Freezing?

Nov 18, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Can EpiPens Still Work After Freezing?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/16/2018 12:00:00...
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FDA OKs Another Alternative to EpiPen

Sep 28, 2018 , WebMD
The ongoing EpiPen shortage, along with drugmaker Mylan's price increases, has caused problems, especially as the school year starts and parents are expected to supply their schools with new epinephrine...
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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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