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Allergic Emergency Medications

Last updated March 2020
 

Allergic Emergency Medications

  • These medications are used to treat anaphylaxis which is a life-threating allergic reaction.

  • They are given by injection. Dosing is by weight.

  • Instructions in using this medication as well as practice in using the device are necessary before you need to administer it.

Generic name

Brand name

Dosage

Epinephrine

Adrenaclick  0.15
Adrenaclick 0.30
Adrenaclick Website

0.15 mg
0.3 mg        

Auvi-Q
Auvi-Q Website





 

0.1 mg IM
0.15 mg IM
0.3 mg IM




 

Epinephrine Injection, USP Auto-injector Authorized Generic Adrenaclick (only at CVS pharmacies)
epinephrineautoinject.com

0.15 mg
0.3 mg



 

EpiPen
EpiPen Jr.
EpiPen Website

 

EpiPen Jr: 0.15mg dose

EpiPen: 0.3 mg dose
 

Epinephrine 
EpiPen  Jr Generic
EpiPen Generic

0.15 mg
0.30 mg

Epinephrine Injection USP
1:1000 (1mg/mL)
EpiPen Website

Epinephrine 1:1000 USP

Usual adult: 0.3 mL

Usual pediatric:
0.01mg/kg

Symjepi
Symjepi Website

0.3 mg and 0.15 mg

Do you need an Anaphylaxis Action plan? Download one here.

Find out more about anaphylaxis.