Whether you’ve just found out you’re at risk for a life-threatening (severe) allergic reaction or you are the parent of an at-risk child, being prepared starts with a plan that involves these four steps:
- Avoid known allergens
- Know what symptoms to watch for
- Use an EpiPen® (epinephrine injection, USP) Auto-Injector if a life-threatening (severe) allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) occurs
- Get emergency medical help right away
For new and/or long-time patients looking for a refresher, use these resources to help you and your family put a plan into place or learn something new:
Risk Assessment Tool
Anyone, including you, members of your family or your friends, could develop potentially life-threatening allergies at any point during their lifetime, so it’s important for everyone to assess their risk for anaphylaxis. Use this useful self-evaluation tool to help you and others understand the risks.
“Learn More About Anaphylaxis” Booklet
Get the facts on anaphylaxis with this nifty, introductory brochure. Inside, you’ll find information about life-threatening allergic reactions and some tips about your EpiPen® Auto-Injector.
EpiPen® Starter Brochure
Print and share this detailed guide about the signs and symptoms of life-threatening allergic reactions, how to reduce your risks, how to use EpiPen® Auto-Injector and more!
Signs and Symptoms Guide
Anaphylaxis is unpredictable—a mild allergic reaction one time can be life-threatening the next. So, it’s important to know what symptoms to look for. Use this guide to help recognize the warning signs.
How to Use EpiPen® Auto-Injector
Don’t wait until an emergency to learn about how to use your EpiPen® and/or EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injector! Use this handy tool to learn and teach others how to correctly administer it. You can also watch and share our How to Use video.