EpiPen Auto-Injector is used to treat emergency allergic reactions, including anaphylactic shock caused by stinging and biting insects; allergen immunotherapy; foods; drugs; diagnostic testing substances; other allergens; as well as idiopathic anaphylaxis or exercise-induced anaphylaxis.

The EpiPen is intended for immediate administration in individuals determined to be at risk for anaphylactic shock. 

Full prescribing information is available at:

http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=6649

Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epipen 

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