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3.4.3 Allergic emergencies

Healthcare Professional advice:

Prescribe adrenaline auto-injectors generically. Prescribe 2 pens at a time, in line with Anaphylaxis guidelines.

 

Recommended drugs

Adrenaline (preferred brand EpiPen)

Drug Traffic Light Key:

Green – On Formulary

Amber – Restricted use, see local guidelines      

Purple – Specialist use/initiation

Red – Non Formulary

 

Relative Costs Key (where indicated):

£££££ - high

£££ - moderate

£ - low

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