A 49-year-old member asked:
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i got an epipen (epinephrine) for a severe pineapple allergy. how long will it last, what would you recommend?

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Dr. Marie Cavuoto Petrizzo
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Epi: They usually last a year but need to check expiration date on device itself. Keep out of extreme temperatures ( do not leave in hot car, freezer, etc)
Answered on May 30, 2016
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