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Epinephrine (Epipen)

Epinephrine (EpiPen, EpiPen Jr) is an expensive drug used for the emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions. You should keep this medicine with you at all times. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Alternate brands include Adrenaclick. Generic epinephrine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of epinephrine (Epipen) is around $147.54, 61% off the average retail price of $384.67. Compare catecholamines.
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Savings Alert: Generic Adrenaclick, another epinephrine pen, sells for as low as $9.95 with a manufacturer coupon. Learn More

Savings Alert: A new generic Epipen was approved on August 16, 2018. Lower prices should be available soon. Learn More

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EpiPen in Short Supply as Kids Go Back to School – Here Are Your Options

Roni Shye - August 30, 2018

Back to school season typically means new pictures, school supplies and EpiPens—but not for some families. Back in May, the FDA announced that Epipen was experiencing a shortage due to supply constraints, and this shortage has only worsened with the start of the school year.

Lucky, the FDA recently made two announcements that should help ease the shortage. Here’s what’s happening.

Which products are experiencing a shortage?

The following EpiPen products from Mylan Pharmaceuticals are currently experiencing a shortage:

Generic EpiPen is Still Expensive. Here’s How You Can Save

Tori Marsh - January 05, 2018

For a large portion of Americans, a simple bee sting or a peanut can cause a fatal allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Fortunately, in most cases, these symptoms can be treated by a shot to the leg with an epinephrine auto-injector. Unfortunately, one of the most popular autoinjectors EpiPen costs around $630 and it’s generic version epinephrine costs around $320 for a pack of two autoinjectors, making them unaffordable for many people in need. See More

Administering Medications in School: 6 Tips For Parents

Roni Shye - October 03, 2017

If your child needs to use medication during the school year, making the proper accommodation with required school personnel is an important task for parents to complete at the beginning of the school year.

Here are some tips to help ensure that your child stays healthy during this school year.

Be up to date on the school’s policies and procedures

Every school will have different policies and procedures for students taking medication during school hours. See More

Safe Needle Disposal: What You Need to Know

Roni Shye - September 28, 2017

Proper disposal of sharp medical objects—like syringes, needles, or lancets—is important to prevent injury. The improper disposal of needles or sharps is dangerous and can increase the risk for a needle stick injury, which can spread blood-borne diseases like HIV or various forms of hepatitis.

Many states have laws regarding sharp disposal, so it’s important to understand proper disposal practices. See More

You Thought Epipen Was Going To Get Cheaper? Think Again

Elizabeth Davis - August 28, 2017

Remember way back in 2016 when we were outraged by the rising cost of EpiPen? How kids and schools couldn’t afford a simple, life-saving treatment? How the company’s CEO was grilled by the government and reporters and they pledged to do something about it?

Well, so much for public outrage. The cost of EpiPen has gone up yet again—by as much as 25%. No, we’re not kidding.

The EpiPen outrage of 2016

It’s been almost exactly year since news broke that EpiPen prices had increased by over 400% since 2007. See More

Another Cheaper EpiPen Alternative Just Got FDA Approval

Roni Shye - June 22, 2017

Watch out EpiPen there’s (another) new kid on the block. On June 15, 2017, Adamis Pharmaceuticals received FDA approval for Symjepi, their new epinephrine injection. Symjepi joins Adrenaclick, Auvi-Q, and others as an alternative to the expensive treatment for severe allergic reactions. Adamis also anticipates a low cost for the life-saving medication.

As you may know Mylan Pharmaceuticals has been in the news quite a bit in the past year due to the price hike of their EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. See More

EpiPen Alternative Available in February Will Be Free to Many

Tori Marsh - January 20, 2017

You might be tired of hearing about the EpiPen pricing controversy after the past couple of months. In 2016, it felt like the the life-saving epinephrine auto-injector would never be affordable, as even generic epinephrine was priced around $300.

However, the new year has brought good news for auto-injector patients. As you may have heard, CVS announced last week that they would be offering the an EpiPen alternative for $109. See More

Big News: CVS Slashes Prices For EpiPen Alternative

Doug Hirsch - January 12, 2017

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the controversy regarding EpiPen pricing a few months back.

Why people got very upset about EpiPen prices:

EpiPen is a life-saving injector which provides immediate relief to severe allergic reactions. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work if you don’t have one handy, so parents often have to buy multiple pens to keep anywhere a child might be when they have a reaction. See More

EpiPen Generic Is Finally in Pharmacies

Tori Marsh - December 22, 2016

After months of waiting, we finally have some good news for EpiPen users! On December 16th, Mylan announced that epinephrine, the generic for the expensive EpiPen auto-injector, will be available in pharmacies this week.

As you may have heard, over the past couple of months, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of EpiPen, has been criticized for increasing the price of the epinephrine auto-injector by 400% since 2007, to about $600. See More

Watch Out EpiPen, Auvi-Q Will Return to Markets in 2017

Tori Marsh - October 26, 2016

Amidst the recent drama surrounding EpiPen prices, we finally have some good news for epinephrine auto-injectors. The expensive Epipen, and EpiPen Jr, will soon have more competition!

In 2017, manufacturer Kaleo will be re-releasing Auvi-Q, their brand of the epinephrine auto-injector. Auvi-Q was pulled from the market last year, but Kaleo has bought back the rights, and plans to release the alternative auto-injector within the next year. See More

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