Tag Archives: Epinephrine

Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo’s epinephrine shot amid shortages

(Reuters) – The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it will keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc’s epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months. Health Canada’s announcement comes after Pfizer Inc, that makes Mylan NV’s EpiPen, notified the regulator that a shortage of the 0.3 mg dose… Read More »

Exposure to Heat in Car May Decrease Epinephrine Concentration in Autoinjectors

December 19, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Inspection of the EAIs following the experiment showed no discoloration, cloudiness, or visible particles. Adrenaline concentration in epinephrine autoinjectors (EAIs) was significantly decreased following a single 12-hour-long heat exposure inside a parked car on a summer day, according to results of a real-life pilot… Read More »