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Generic EpiPen Availability: How to Get the FDA-Approved Generic Epinephrine Shot

Generic EpiPen Availability: How to Get the FDA-Approved Generic Epinephrine Shot

In August, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new generic version of EpiPen, an epinephrine injector used to treat acute allergic reactions. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA is behind the new generic epinephrine injector and successfully developed two versions in 3 and 15 milligram strengths. The Need for Immediate Allergic Reaction Treatment Millions […]

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Common Inactive Ingredients in Prescription Drugs

Common Inactive Ingredients in Prescription Drugs

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You If you regularly take medication, you may be ingesting more than just what your doctor prescribed. Many medications contain the pain reliever acetaminophen, a substance that even in low doses can cause liver damage. Prescription drugs also contain a wide range of fillers, artificial flavors, coatings and other […]

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EpiPen Price Gouging

EpiPen Price Gouging

For years, the EpiPen has been the go-to emergency device for preventing anaphylactic deaths. These easy-to-use tools cost less than $100 for a set of two in 2007 when Mylan acquired the rights to EpiPen, and Heather Bresch assumed the role of chief executive officer. Since that time, Bresch has enjoyed a nearly 700% salary […]

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