Living With Food Allergies

Medications and Vaccines

Epinephrine is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis. Learn all about this life-saving medicine. You will also find the latest recommendations for vaccines.

Epinephrine Is the First-Line Treatment for Severe Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)

Epinephrine is the only treatment that will stop a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. Epinephrine comes in the form of easy-to-use auto-injectors. It is only available through a prescription by your doctor. Each prescription comes with two auto-injectors in a set. It is important for patients and their families to know how to use epinephrine. Learn about the different brands, discounts that are available, stocking epinephrine in schools and much more.

Egg Allergy and the Flu Vaccine

Egg allergy is no longer considered a reason to avoid the flu vaccine. The CDC still recommends that those with egg allergy only receive the injectable vaccine. Find out other information related to egg allergy and influenza vaccines.