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Auvi-Q Auto-Injector 0.15 mg/0.15 mL

Uses

For severe allergic reaction.

Instructions

This medicine is given as an injection into a muscle.

Always inspect the medicine before using.

Do not use the medicine if it contains any particles or if it has changed color.

Keep this medicine at room temperature.

Never use any medicine that has expired.

Please ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist how to discard unused medicines safely.

Check to make sure that your injector slides easily out of its carrying case before you need it in an emergency. If it does not slide out easily, check with your pharmacist about replacing your product.

Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.

Family, friends, and coworkers should all learn how to give this medicine to the patient.

Check the medicine once a month, and replace it before it expires.

Cautions

After using this medicine, go immediately to the nearest medical emergency room.

It is very important that you always have this medicine with you in case you need to use it. DO NOT leave it at home.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Used needles and syringes should be thrown away properly in a medical waste container. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need help.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • agitated feeling or trouble sleeping
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • rapid heartbeat
  • skin irritation such as redness, itching, rash, or burning
  • sweating
  • vomiting

If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.

  • confusion
  • fainting
  • blurring or changes of vision

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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