epinephrine auto-injector, Auvi-Q, Epipen, Twinject
GENERIC NAME: EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR (ep-in-EFF-rin)
BRAND NAME(S): Auvi-Q, Epipen, Twinject
USES: This medication is used in emergencies to treat very serious allergic reactions to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs, or other substances. Epinephrine acts quickly to improve breathing, stimulate the heart, raise a dropping blood pressure, reverse hives, and reduce swelling of the face, lips, and throat.
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