A 31-year-old member asked:
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i got an epipen (epinephrine) abuot 6 months ago. do epipen (epinephrine)'s work for any allergy?

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Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anaphylaxis: Epinephrine is an emergency treatment for a systemic allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Epipen's are not indicated for the treatment of "any allergy".
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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