Tassone hits back at EpiPen complacency claim

Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia blames pharmacists for unavailability of auto-injectors

The Pharmacy Guild has hit back at a claim that “complacent” pharmacies are responsible for consumers not being able to buy EpiPen Jr auto-injectors, despite the TGA reporting the most recent shortage is over.

EpiPen and child

Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia chief executive Maria Said claims parents are complaining they can’t get hold of an EpiPen Jr, despite wholesalers having an “abundance of stock”.

The TGA should issue a directive to pharmacists to prompt a more proactive response, she told the Sydney