Category: Medications  

Emergency Injectable Medications: Epipen and Twinject

Epipen ® and Twinject ® are self-injecting forms of epinephrine or adrenalin. It is used in cases of anaphylaxis of any cause.

Epipen Set
Adrenaline in use

Directions for use:

  1. Remove safety cap and grasp Epipen with your fist (do NOT place a thumb over either end)
  2. Press the Epipen (end opposite safety cap) against outer thigh until you hear a click and needle is released.
  3. Maintain Epipen in position for 10 seconds
  4. If you need to use your Epipen you MUST go to local emergency room/call 911 for immediate follow up.
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