In Cases Of Emergency, EpiPen Shown To Work Past Expiration Date
The epinephrine concentrations in EpiPens do decline over time, but an expired EpiPen is better than no EpiPen, the study found.
San Diego Study Finds EpiPens Are Still Potent Long After Their Expiration Date
San Diego researchers have found that EpiPens can still work long after their official expiration date. The auto-injectors can be lifesaving in cases of severe allergic reaction. But their price has more than quadrupled over the last 10 years. They now cost hundreds of dollars each, and need to be replaced about once a year. (Wagner, 5/9)