Thursday, April 1, 2010

Tips for Obese Patients with Severe Allergies

There is concern that obese patients may not get rapid relief from severe allergic reactions when using EpiPen or Twinject auto-injectors of epinephrine. Patients with a deeper fat layer beneath the skin may receive the epinephrine subcutaneously with auto-injectors, but the medication needs to reach the muscle to work the way it was intended.

This article will give obese patients some tips on getting the dose into the muscle the way it was intended.

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