Short Supply of Life Saving Medication
In a recent article on the CBC, Some EpiPens, used to treat life-threatening allergic reaction, in short supply, there could be a shortage of these devices for up to a month. There is no shortage of the .15mg epipen jr. devices, just the .3mg. There is no alternative for this medication in Canada so there will be some adjustments made by pharmacies when distributing the devices. One positive thing about Canadian Health Care is that we will not have to worry about the inflated costs of more than 500%; an Eppen in Canada costs about $120.
Here are some tips to know if someone may be in anaphylactic shock:
Here is how you use one if needed:
Hopefully you’re never in a situation that requires one, but if you do it’s good to know if one is available and know what to do when the time comes.
Here is this week’s schedule:
Mon Jan 22nd 9am, 10:15am, 11:30am
Tues Jan 23rd 9am
Tues Jan 30th 3:45pm
Wed Jan 31st 9am, 10:15am, 2:30pm
Wed Feb 7th 10:15am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 3:45pm
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