Auvi-Q® Recall for Food Allergy Patients

Important information for parents of kids with food allergies

auvi-q recallThis week, Sanofi US issued a voluntary nationwide recall of ALL Auvi-Q® epinephrine injectors.

These injectors, like other epinephrine injectors, are used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).

Families of patients who currently use the Auvi-Q as their auto-injector should contact their physician immediately to arrange for a prescription to one of two alternate epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPen or Adrenaclick). University of Michigan Food Allergy Clinic patients can contact us directly at 888-229-2409.

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