What to do if you have to use an EpiPen?

If you have been prescribed EpiPen, make sure you carry it along with you at all times.. webpage. and use it right away at the very first symptoms and signs of a severe allergic reaction. In a severe allergic emergency, quick symptom recognition and immediate treatment are vital.

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How long do you keep an EpiPen in?

Place the orange tip against the middle of the outer thigh (upper leg) at a right angle (perpendicular) to the thigh her response. Swing and push the auto-injector firmly until it clicks. The click signals that the injection has started. Hold firmly in place for 3 seconds (count slowly one, two, 3).

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