Adrenaline Epipens ‘to expire’


Intravenous news: The BBC report “A quarter of a million adrenaline pens – a potential lifesaver for those with severe allergies – will have run out by January, a charity is warning. The Anaphylaxis Campaign is urging the 210,000 British people who carry these injectors to check their expiry date urgently if they have not done so.

Most pens used in the UK are US-made Epipens and tend to arrive in one large batch with the same expiry date. But the numbers about to expire are unprecedented, the charity says.

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