Adrenaline auto-injectors

Adrenaline auto-injectors

There is a limited supply of adrenaline auto injectors currently and we have collated the information below to be easily accessible and helpful in managing the current supply constraints.

The three products and their current supply arrangements are:

Emerade 150mcg, 300mcg and 500mcg available from AAH and Phoenix

Epipen 150mcg and 300mcg available from Alliance Healthcare

Jext 150mcg and 300mcg available from Alliance Healthcare

 

Update to urgent action required by pharmacy teams – revised interim protocol (announced 6th November)

Urgent action required by pharmacy teams

Adrenaline 150mcg validation protocol 

Q&A for pharmacies

Extended expiry dates for Epipen 300mcg, Jext 150mcg and 300mcg

Epipen Junior shortage – patient letter – including guidelines to prescribe 300mcg dose for patients above 25kg (4 stone) 

Epipen 150mcg and 300mcg supply issue update September 2018 

Epipen 300mcg supply issues

 

Alerts:

CAS DHSC Supply Disruption Alert 15.10.2018

CAS DHSC Supply Disruption Alert 28.09.2018

 

Useful resources for community pharmacies

Adrenaline for anaphylaxis kits 

Anaphylaxis Campaign website

How to use Emerade

How to use Epipen

How to use Jext 

Summary of the key differences between the three presentations of adrenaline auto-injectors.

 



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