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Important Features of AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP)

AUVI-Q® is designed to help with life-threatening allergies and the ability to respond with epinephrine during anaphylaxis.

AUVI-Q® was Developed by Patients, for Patients® using Human Factors Engineering, incorporating real-world experience and feedback from people with life-threatening allergies and their caregivers.It is designed to be easy to use, and to help maximize the safe administration of epinephrine and minimize the potential for use-related errors during injection.

The first and only FDA-approved epinephrine auto-injector for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 lbs to 33 lbs with life-threatening allergies. AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg is now available.  (It is not known if AUVI-Q® is safe and effective in children weighing less than 16.5 lbs.)

Testing for ENTAllergies is very important for adults and children

AUVI-Q® is about the size of a credit card and thickness of a cell phone and fits into most pockets, small purses, and diaper bags.  AUVI-Q® is small enough to fit in your child’s pocket or backpack for quick accessibility at school.

AUVI-Q® includes innovative features:

  • voice instructions to help guide users through the entire epinephrine injection
  • a 2-second countdown begins after AUVI-Q® is activated
  • after the injection is complete, AUVI-Q® will beep, and the lights will blink red

AUVI-Q is available in three strengths.

  • 0.3 mg for patients weighing 66 lbs or more
  • 0.15mg for children weighing 33 lbs to 66 lbs
  • 0.1 mg for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 lbs to 33 lbs

Your prescription comes with 2 Auto-injectors and 1 Trainer Unit.

  • the trainer unit for AUVI-Q® does not contain a needle or medicine
  • it can be used and reused to practice an injection before an allergic emergency happens

AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) was significantly preferred over EpiPen.

In the overall results from a preference study of 693 total participants, including patients and caregivers:

AUVI-Q
EpiPen
No Preference
Shape of device
Size of device
Method of instruction
65%
85%
77%
23%
7%
17%
12%
8%
6%

AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) could save your life.

  • available in three strengths
  • pocket-sized
  • voice instructions
  • auto-retractable needle

AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) was significantly preferred over EpiPen.

In the overall results from a preference study of 693 total participants, including patients and caregivers:

AUVI-Q:
Shape of Device: 65%
Size of Device: 85%
Method of Instruction: 77%
EpiPen:
Shape of Device: 23%
Size of Device: 7%
Method of Instruction: 17%
No Preference:
Shape of Device: 12%
Size of Device: 8%
Method of Instruction: 6%

AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) could save your life.

  • available in three strengths
  • pocket-sized
  • voice instructions
  • auto-retractable needle

Medical practice guidelines for preventing anaphylaxis and the importance of using epinephrine

  • Avoid allergens
  • Understand anaphylaxis and recognize its signs and symptoms.
  • Follow an emergency action plan.
  • Have access to 2 epinephrine auto-injectors (AUVI-Q®) at all times
  • Seek emergency medical care after administering epinephrine.

Contact our Specialists to Discuss How AUVI-Q® Fits into a Custom Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan for You.

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Important Safety Information

AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) is a prescription medicine used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, in people who are at risk for or have a history of serious allergic reactions.  Each AUVI-Q contains a single dose of epinephrine.

AUVI-Q® is for immediate self (or caregiver) administration and does not take the place of emergency medical care. Seek immediate medical treatment after using AUVI-Q.

Reference: All information on this page comes from www.auvi-q.com/.