Information on EPIPEN Recall

IMPORTANT RECALL ON EPIPEN/EPIPEN JR.

Certain lots of Brand name Epipen and Epipen Jr. kits have been recalled by its manufacturer (Mylan) due to a concern of a defective part which may result in the device not being able to properly deliver epineprhine.  Because this medication may be needed to treat a life-threatening allergic reaction, patients with affected Epipens should obtain a replacement/new prescription if your device is among the recalled items.

The recalled lots were distributed between distributed between Dec. 17, 2015, and July 1, 2016. The specific lot numbers are contained in the FDA announcement linked below.

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm550170.htm

 

If you or your child has an Epipen or Epipen Jr. at home or at school, please check the lot numbers.  You may call our office if you need a replacement and contact Mylan customer service at  800-796-9526 or customer.service@mylan.com.

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