There has been a guideline change to how to administer Epipen and Epipen Jr:
- Hold the needle in place for only 3 seconds
- Do not massage the area after administration
IMPORTANT: The above is recommended for current stock of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr regardless of current labelling. New stock will carry the updated instructions.
If you follow the previous instructions note that there will be no change in the effectiveness of the adrenaline.