Supporting Organizations

National Organizations, Associations and Agencies

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA). The AANMA provides resources for parents and teachers on keeping kids with allergies and asthma safe at school.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). The largest professional medical organization in the United States devoted to the allergy/immunology specialty, the AAAAI offers an extensive library of information to help you learn more about allergies.

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI). The ACAAI is a professional association of more than 5700 allergists/immunologists dedicated to improving the quality of patient care in allergy and immunology.

The American Latex Allergy Association (ALAA). Set up to support people with latex allergies, this organization offers great information and insight.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). FARE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). A not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergic diseases through education, advocacy and research, the AAFA provides practical information, community-based services and support to people through a network of regional chapters, support groups and other local partners around the US.

Important Safety Information

EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors contain a single dose of epinephrine, which you inject into your outer thigh. DO NOT INJECT INTO YOUR VEIN, BUTTOCK, FINGERS, TOES, HANDS OR FEET. In case of accidental injection, please seek immediate medical treatment. Epinephrine should be used with caution if you have heart disease or are taking certain medicines that can cause heart-related (cardiac) symptoms.

Tell your doctor if you have certain medical conditions such as asthma, depression, thyroid disease, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, have any other medical conditions, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Be sure to also tell your doctor all the medicines you take, especially medicines for asthma. If you have certain medical conditions, or take certain medicines, your condition may get worse or you may have longer lasting side effects when you take the EpiPen or EpiPen Jr Auto Injector.

The most common side effects may include increase in heart rate, stronger or irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea and vomiting, difficulty breathing, paleness, dizziness, weakness or shakiness, headache, apprehension, nervousness or anxiety. These side effects usually go away quickly, especially if you rest.

Talk to your health care professional to see if EpiPen or EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector is right for you.


EpiPen® (epinephrine) 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr® (epinephrine) 0.15 mg Auto-Injectors are for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) caused by allergens, exercise, or unknown triggers; and for people who are at increased risk for these reactions. EpiPen and EpiPen Jr are intended for immediate self administration as emergency supportive therapy only. Seek immediate emergency medical treatment after use.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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