Epipen

FDA declares EpiPen shortage

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBCNC) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declared a shortage of EpiPen auto-injectors used to treat severe allergic reactions. The announcement comes after hundreds of Americans reported trouble filling prescriptions for the devices. Some patients have had to …

FDA approves low cost alternative to EpiPens

Washington, D.C.- The Food and Drug Administration approved new competition for the EpiPen emergency allergy shots. The Symjepi shot should go on sale later this year. Symjepi is a syringe prefilled with epinephrine, which can stop life-threatening allergic reactions from insect stings …

Generic Epipen on the way

(NBC News) — After enduring sharp criticism for dramatically raising its prices, drug maker Mylan has announced it’s launching its own generic version of the Epipen. The generic will be listed at $300, half the cost of the brand-name Epipen. Mylan’s CEO …