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Generic Version of Life-Saving EpiPen for Children Is Finally Hitting the Shelves

Generic Version of Life-Saving EpiPen for Children Is Finally Hitting the Shelves

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, an Isreali drug maker, has announced that a generic version of EpiPen for kids is now available in pharmacies at $300 for a two-pack of the life-saving treatment.Read
Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law

Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the
Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say

Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say

Drug makers have mastered gaming the system to beat generic competition, critics say.
The new NAFTA boosts Big Pharma while hurting sick Canadians and American workers

The new NAFTA boosts Big Pharma while hurting sick Canadians and American workers

Donald Trump has long vowed to tear up NAFTA and replace it with a deal that benefited American workers and companies. But where it concerns…
There’s Still a Big EpiPen Shortage—But Walgreens Will Start Selling a Competing Product

There’s Still a Big EpiPen Shortage—But Walgreens Will Start Selling a Competing Product

Kaleo's allergy shot Auvi-Q will reportedly be free for those with commercial insurance.
EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended as Schools Face Shortage of Allergy Medicine

EpiPen Expiration Dates Extended as Schools Face Shortage of Allergy Medicine

The EpiPen, a life-saving medical product for treating severe allergies, is in short supply as American kids head back to school. But Mylan, the pharmaceutical company that owns the EpiPen, has come
Your Expired EpiPen May Be Fine, According to the FDA

Your Expired EpiPen May Be Fine, According to the FDA

There is a shortage of Epipens, the epinephrine auto-injectors that save lives. Last night, I tried to pick up a pair of them from the pharmacy before my peanut-allergic kid heads back to school (she
What to Do If You Can't Find an EpiPen as Your Kid Heads Back to School

What to Do If You Can't Find an EpiPen as Your Kid Heads Back to School

On my list of things to do before my daughter heads off to kindergarten next week (sob!) is to pick up four EpiPens—one to keep in her classroom, one for her after-school program, one to toss in my
Years after Mylan’s epic EpiPen price hikes, it finally gets a generic rival

Years after Mylan’s epic EpiPen price hikes, it finally gets a generic rival

The FDA says this will lower drug costs, but the company has yet to reveal a price.
FDA Finally Approves a Cheaper, Generic Version of the EpiPen

FDA Finally Approves a Cheaper, Generic Version of the EpiPen

A life-saving but increasingly expensive treatment for severe allergic attacks is poised to become cheaper. Read more...
The FDA Finally Approved an EpiPen Generic. But a Shortage Looms Ahead of the School Year

The FDA Finally Approved an EpiPen Generic. But a Shortage Looms Ahead of the School Year

Manufacturing woes have led to a big EpiPen shortage even as the agency clears a new generic.
F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

Teva Pharmaceuticals won approval to market a generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen auto-injector, a step that consumers hope will drive down prices for the products.
F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

Teva Pharmaceuticals won approval to market a generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen auto-injector, a step that consumers hope will drive down prices for the products.
F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

Teva Pharmaceuticals won approval to market a generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen auto-injector, a step that consumers hope will drive down prices for the products.
F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

F.D.A. Approves Generic EpiPen That May Be Cheaper

Teva Pharmaceuticals won approval to market a generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen auto-injector, a step that consumers hope will drive down prices for the products.
There's an EpiPen shortage. Parents of kids with serious allergies prepare for back-to-school without the life saving medication.

There's an EpiPen shortage. Parents of kids with serious allergies prepare for back-to-school without the life saving medication.

The EpiPen is a widely used medical device that delivers emergency medication to prevent someone with a severe allergic reaction from going into anaphylactic shock. There's a shortage of EpiPens
Couple forced to leave wedding reception early get a do-over

Couple forced to leave wedding reception early get a do-over

DEPTFORD, N.J. — A New Jersey couple who had to leave their wedding reception early when the bride suffered an allergic reaction is about to get a free do-over. Victoria Tumolo told the Courier-Post
Defective EpiPens Cited in Deaths of at Least 7 Americans So Far in 2017

Defective EpiPens Cited in Deaths of at Least 7 Americans So Far in 2017

This year’s worldwide recall of defective EpiPens has put people with severe allergies on alert. And now allergy sufferers have even more reasons to worry. Faulty EpiPens have been cited in the deaths

Another person dragged off a flight, this time because of allergies

Police dragged a woman off a Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday after she learned there were dogs onboard and requested an EpiPen because she had a life-threatening animal allergy. Anila Daulatzai, 46,
Pfizer’s Meridian Hit With FDA Warning Over EpiPen Flaws

Pfizer’s Meridian Hit With FDA Warning Over EpiPen Flaws

Warning comes with threat of legal action.