EpiPen shortage drags on

No need for alarm as pharmacies can access limited stock

The EpiPen 300mcg autoinjector shortage will roll on until late February.

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Mylan has alerted the TGA and allergy specialists that the return to normal stock levels has been delayed by around a week.

Pharmacies will still be able to access one in-date pen for patients who return an expired device during this time.

But patients should be advised that devices with a February expiration don’t expire until the end of the month, advises the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy.

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