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Tagged: EpiPen

Alert5 – a really useful app!

5Oct

I have rather lost count of the number of ‘allergy’ apps that have been launched to help you do your ‘freefrom’ shopping. I am not entirely sure how successful any of them have been – but it always seemed to me … Continue reading

  

Emerade adrenaline auto injectors are in stock

14Aug

My Emerade adrenaline auto-injector in this months prescription

Social media and even the tabloid press have been covering news that some adrenaline auto injectors are having stock problems, some have even been out of stock, which is a big worry if yours has expired or even worse, you’ve … Continue reading

  

Adrenaline auto-injector review; needle length and muscle depth

11May

Ultasound showing muscle depth of size 10 woman

2% of the UK population have a diagnosed allergy and many of those will be carrying an adrenalin auto-injector. We trust them, we know these little devices save lives and they give us some security that we have instant access … Continue reading

  

Fear of using your adrenalin injector – don’t be scared!

18Feb

Anaphylaxis - Fear of using auto-injector

In my recent Ruth’s Allergy Diary slot I wrote about conquering the fear of injecting yourself or someone else with an adrenalin auto-injector. Have you been there? Or have you just not used yours because you were too terrified, despite … Continue reading

  

Emerade – the new adrenalin autoinjector

15Jan

New Emerade autoinjector

Emerade – new on the market as of 30th December 2013 A new Adrenaline Auto-injector now available in the UK; Emerade is now available on NHS prescription. You use it in much the same way as the Jext and Epipen … Continue reading

  

New Year – new doctors, new hope and new adventures.

4Jan

Happy New Year to you all. I hope you all had a good Christmas and have seen January off to a good start. I am happy to report that we had a very good end to the year and positive … Continue reading

  

Do you carry a Jext adrenaline auto-injector? If so please read this important alert

9Dec

New Jext auto injector

The new Jext auto injector Important safety information for patients using Jext® solution for injection in pre-filled pen. Routine testing conducted by ALK-Abelló has revealed that during the production process in some batches the needle may have become bent, causing … Continue reading

  

Interested in taking part in some Food Allergy Research?

14Jun

Gillian Kenny Associates logo

This is a message from a research company who want to speak to people with allergies in the South East. I’ve checked out their website and it all seems quite legit so if you want to get involved it could … Continue reading

  

MEDA Pharmaceuticals UK Confirms Availability of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injectors

25May

MEDA Pharmaceuticals UK, suppliers of EpiPen® and EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injectors (0.3 and 0.15 mg adrenaline), has assured the Department of Health that it has adequate product supply to cover all patients requiring replacement adrenaline auto-injectors (AAI) with immediate effect. This … Continue reading

  

First blog

6Oct

I’m delighted to be asked to join the talkhealth blog team and am looking forward to joining in the forum discussions too.  My passions are all around health, allergies, food intolerances and celiac disease and the challenges people face in … Continue reading

  

Action Against Allergy – information

12May

The symptoms of allergy and allergy-related illness come in many different forms, from a mild irritant to a severely debilitating chronic condition. About one in three of us suffers allergy for all or part of our life and although there … Continue reading