Can I buy an EpiPen over the counter?

Yes, they can be bought over the counter from any pharmacy/chemist. An injector purchased over the counter without a prescription will cost around $80 to $120.

Do I need a prescription for EpiPen?

You can't just go to a pharmacy and ask for an EpiPen. You need to have a prescription for one, and you should fill that prescription long before you have an allergic reaction serious enough to use the EpiPen. You should have the pen available for when you have an allergic reaction.

What can I use if I don’t have an EpiPen?

  • Epinephrine Autoinjector. Teva pharmaceuticals received FDA approval in August of 2018 for the first 'true' generic of the EpiPen. …
  • Adrenaclick. …
  • Impax Epinephrine Autoinjector (authorized generic for Adrenaclick) …
  • Auvi-Q. …
  • Symjepi.

Is there an over the counter alternative to EpiPen?

The following are the EpiPen alternatives available on the market: Adrenaclick – Sold at every CVS Pharmacy, this authorized generic epinephrine auto-injector

An autoinjector (or auto-injector) is a medical device designed to deliver a dose of a particular drug. The injectors were initially designed to overcome the hesitation associated with self-administration of the needle-based drug delivery device. › wiki › Autoinjector

consists of the same active ingredients as EpiPen in the exact dosage.

Can you get an emergency EpiPen?

If you have an allergy that causes a severe life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis, your healthcare provider will likely recommend that you keep an epinephrine auto-injector in case of emergency to have on hand to combat your body's reaction to the allergen.

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