Epinephrine Auto-Injectors and Food Allergies

Posted on April 27, 2018

"I wish I could drop my kids off at places without their EpiPens but it’s a dangerous world. I know I should be more grateful for the positives but food allergies are such a downer sometimes." - member of MyFoodAllergyTeam

On MyFoodAllergyTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with food allergies, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Epinephrine auto-injectors are one of the most discussed subjects.

Here are some conversations about epinephrine auto-injectors:

A member shares how serious anaphylaxis is and how it is not something to be joked about.

It has been surprisingly difficult to get my epinephrine auto-injectors refilled after I had to use one for the first time two weeks ago.

A member shares a story where she was thinking about using her epinephrine auto-injector.

Halfway through eating some sweets, a member realized they changed the recipe to include an allergen.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyFoodAllergyTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Oh yes but it much safer with the auto injectors. Both my children had allergies foos
food allergies and asthma. They are now 35 and 39. I remember the… read more

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