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A Game of Mylanopoly

By Henry Ehrlich On June 13, concerned food-allergy moms sounded the alarm: there had been a recall of some Allerject™ units in Canada. Allerject is what they call the cool epinephrine auto-injector Auvi-Q™ north of the U.S. border. At 12:58 a.m. on Sunday the 14th, I wrote to my current contact at Sanofi, which makes […]

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Emergency Epinephrine Via Syringe—an Answer to the High Cost of Autoinjectors?

By Henry Ehrlich The roll-your-own spirit has swept Seattle. Our contributor Jessica Dabler Martin sent me an article from the Seattle Times about the switch by EMTs from autoinjectors to syringes and vials of the medication. The article says: “Basically, we put together this kit that was cost-effective,” said James Duren, the professional-standards manager for […]

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