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Our doctor prescribed epipen (epinephrine) jr for our son who is allergic to peanuts. Our son is now 55 lbs. Do we need the epipen (epinephrine) for adults for them?
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In brief: EpiPen (epinephrine) Dosing
According to epocrates, the adult sized Epipen (epinephrine) is used in children greater than 30kg, or 66 lbs.
If your son is 55lbs, he needs to grow a little more before you move him up.

In brief: EpiPen (epinephrine) Dosing
According to epocrates, the adult sized Epipen (epinephrine) is used in children greater than 30kg, or 66 lbs.
If your son is 55lbs, he needs to grow a little more before you move him up.
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