Important Safety Information for Epipen

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Pfizer Canada is advising individuals "of very rare occurrences of EpiPen® (0.3 mg) and EpiPen Jr® (0.15 mg) auto-injector devices not easily sliding out of their plastic carrier tube." If you have one of these devices we encourage you to follow up with the dispensing pharmacy.

According to the announcement: "delayed or no treatment could lead to worsened patient condition, including possible fatal outcome. Consumers need to check their device now to confirm that it can be removed from the carrier tube with ease."

For more detailed information, please visit the Pfizer website.

If you have concerns about potential complications, please contact Health Services at 519-888-4096.

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