AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide

 

Last updated April 2017

 

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

Picture

Dosage

Product Links (if available)

Epinephrine

Adrenaclick  0.15
Adrenaclick 0.30

 

0.15 mg
0.30 mg        

Adrenaclick Website
 

Auvi-Q





 
 

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
0.30 mg



 

epinephrineautoinject.com




 

EpiPen
EpiPen Jr.


 

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EpiPen Jr: 0.15mg dose

EpiPen: 0.3 mg dose
 

EpiPen Website


 

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

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Epinephrine 1:1000 USP

Usual adult: 0.30 mL

Usual pediatric:
0.01mg kg

 


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