A 25-year-old male asked:
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can i get an epipen (epinephrine) without prescription? of not, since my entire family had food allergies can i get a doc to prescribe me one just in case?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: You can not get an Epipen (epinephrine) without a prescription, but wih such astrong history i do not hink you would ind it dificult get a pen.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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Family practice : Yes you can. But a prescription is needed. A doctor usually would prescribe one if thère is a possibity of an allergic reaction.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Anaphylaxis: Sounds like you should get a new allergist immediately!
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Dr. John Cheng
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Med alert bracelet: Consider getting a med alert bracelet and you can also show them that so it looks more official per say.

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