Australia runs out of EpiPens for children

Patients advised to keep recently expired auto-injectors for emergencies

The company that imports EpiPens for children into Australia has “run out” of stock and is not expected to get more for at least 11 days.

EpiPen Jr

Earlier this week, the TGA announced it would be allowing the sale of a batch of 150mcg EpiPens that had been contaminated with trace amounts of pralidoxime to address a critical shortage.

The contaminant, an antidote for poisoning with pest