Food Allergy

As EpiPen Shortage Drags On, Alternatives Gain Ground

Updated Aug. 20, 2019: The demand for epinephrine auto-injectors is climbing swiftly, right alongside the growth in food allergies, which are now estimated to affect 32 million Americans. Yet with back-to-school season here – a heavy refill period – frustrations have grown as the supply shortage of Mylan NV’s EpiPen, EpiPen Jr and generic equivalents… Read more »

Epinephrine Supply in Canada for Back to School 2019

Only one epinephrine auto-injector, the EpiPen, is officially marketed in Canada – and its Canadian distributor warned in July that “we may experience supply constraints of the EpiPen 0.3 mg format over the coming months.” Pfizer Canada said that “product is still routinely shipping to Canada,” from the Pfizer plant in Missouri that is experiencing manufacturing delays… Read more »