How long should the EpiPen be held in place following the administration?

Holding the EpiPen in place for 3 seconds is good enough to guarantee delivery of the medicine hop over to this web-site. Which means after pushing the orange end into the outer mid thigh, you then only have to hold the EpiPen in place for three seconds, making it a lot quicker to administer in an emergency.

How many seconds do you hold the EpiPen in the thigh?

Place the orange tip against the middle of the outer thigh (upper leg) at a right angle (perpendicular) to the thigh view publisher site. Swing and push the auto-injector firmly until it clicks. The click signals that the injection has started. Hold firmly in place for 3 seconds (count slowly 1, two, 3).

How long do you hold an EpiPen in place?

Don’t inject into the buttocks or a vein try this. Hold the leg firmly in place before and during the injection. You can give the injection through clothes or on bare skin. Hold the auto-injector in place for ten seconds.

How long does an EpiPen last after expiration date?

Typically, the expiration dates for most drugs are set at 2 or even three years from the time of manufacture you could try this out. EpiPens have an even shorter shelf life?about eighteen months.