EpiPen® Auto-Injector

How to use the EpiPen® Auto-Injector

 1. Hold the EpiPen® in your fist.

 2. Remove the blue cap

 3. Place orange tip against mid outer thigh. See the diagram for the marked area    on either leg.

 4. Push against leg firmly until you hear a "click".

 5. Hold in place for a slow count of 10.

 6. Remove the EpiPen® and get help to go to the nearest hospital.


Cue Words

1.  Hold in fist.

2.  Pull off cap.

3.  Place against leg.

4.  Push to “click”.

5.  Hold for 10 seconds.

6.  Go to hospital.


How to use the EpiPen®

Click here to view an Epipen® Demonstration

For further information about the EpiPen® go to www.epipen.ca


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