August 29, 2022
Certain foods (like nuts and seafood), insect bites/stings, and medications can trigger a severe allergic reaction. For parents with school-age children, allergies are a significant concern. Not only do you have to be vigilant about what goes into your child’s school lunch, but you also have to make sure your child’s EpiPen is close at hand, ready for when they need it. Do you check the expiration date on your EpiPen regularly? You should because the shelf-life of an EpiPen is typically shorter than most drugs. How comfortable is your child using the device? If you’re new to the EpiPen and want to ensure you and your child know how to use it properly, watch Sheila’s video as she explains.
The content in this video is for informational purposes only. No material in this video is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician with any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment, and before undertaking a new health-care regimen.