AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide


Last updated January 2018


Allergic Emergency Medications

  • These medications are used to treat anaphylaxis which is a life-threating allergic reaction.

  • They are given by injection. Dosing is by weight.

  • Instructions in using this medication as well as practice in using the device are necessary before you need to administer it.

Generic name

Brand name



Product Links (if available)


Adrenaclick  0.15
Adrenaclick 0.30


0.15 mg
0.3 mg        

Adrenaclick Website



0.1 mg IM
0.15 mg IM
0.3 mg IM


Auvi-Q Website


Epinephrine Injection, USP Auto-injector Authorized Generic Adrenaclick (only at CVS pharmacies)


0.15 mg
0.3 mg


EpiPen Jr.




EpiPen Jr: 0.15mg dose

EpiPen: 0.3 mg dose

EpiPen Website


Epinephrine Injection USP
1:1000 (1mg/mL)

Allergic Emergency Medications

Epinephrine 1:1000 USP

Usual adult: 0.3 mL

Usual pediatric:


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