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What are the reasons a doctor will prescribe an epi-pen?

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Dr. James Sublett
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Severe allergies

Epinephrine auto-injectors like the Epipen (epinephrine) are prescribed for individuals with a history of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).
They are also prescribed sometimes for people on allergy shots as a precautionary measure.

In brief: Severe allergies

Epinephrine auto-injectors like the Epipen (epinephrine) are prescribed for individuals with a history of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).
They are also prescribed sometimes for people on allergy shots as a precautionary measure.
Dr. James Sublett
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Epi-Pen

For a serious allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.
We do also prescribe for patients with very severe persistent asthma as well.

In brief: Epi-Pen

For a serious allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.
We do also prescribe for patients with very severe persistent asthma as well.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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