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Auto-Injector (0.3 mg) is generally intended for patients who weigh 66 pounds or more (30 kilograms or more).


The EpiPen® The EpiPen®


Jr Auto-Injector (0.15 mg) is generally intended for patients who weigh approximately 33 to 66 pounds (15 to 30 kilograms).


Who should not use EpiPen® Auto-Injector?


and EpiPen® /EpiPen® Jr


There are no absolute contraindications to the use of EpiPen®


Jr Auto-Injector in a life-


threatening allergic reaction. People with certain medical conditions have a higher chance of having serious side effects from EpiPen® EpiPen®


or Jr Auto-Injector.


Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medical conditions, but especially if you:


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Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Inform your doctor of all known allergies. Some medicines may cause serious side effects if taken while you use EpiPen®


/EpiPen®


Some medicines may affect how EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injector works. EpiPen®


Jr Auto-Injector. /EpiPen® Jr


or EpiPen®


Auto-Injector may affect how your other medicines work.


What should I avoid while using EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injector?


/EpiPen®


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The needle comes out of orange tip. Accidental injection into finger, hands or feet may result in loss of blood flow to these areas. If this happens, go immediately to the nearest emergency room.


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or EpiPen®


Jr Auto-


Injector into the buttock or any other part of the body, other than the middle of the outer side of your thigh (upper leg).


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or EpiPen® Jr Auto-


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What are the possible side effects of EpiPen® EpiPen®


Jr Auto-Injector?


Too much epinephrine can cause dangerous high blood pressure or stroke.


If you take certain medicines, you may develop serious life-threatening side effects from the epinephrine in EpiPen®


/EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injector.


Be sure to tell your doctor all the medicines you take, especially medicines for asthma.


Patients with certain medical conditions, or who take certain medicines, may get more side effects from EpiPen®


/EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injector or the side


effects may last longer. This includes patients who take certain types of medicines for asthma, allergies, depression, low thyroid, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Patients with heart disease may feel chest pain (angina).


EpiPen® /EpiPen® Jr Auto-Injector (epinephrine)


can cause the following reactions. Some reactions can be serious. They usually go away with rest. Please notify your doctor if you experience any of these.


Common side effects of EpiPen®


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/EpiPen® Jr Auto-


Injector include: 


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