Can EpiPens Still Work After Freezing?
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your EpiPen will still work after being frozen, researchers report.
The epinephrine auto-injector can be lifesaving in cases of severe allergic reaction, and millions of Americans carry the devices.
In this study, researchers "took 104 same-lot pairs of [EpiPens] and froze one of each pair for 24 hours, while the other was kept at recommended temperatures as a 'control,' " said study co-author Dr. Julie Brown. She specializes in pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital.Full Article