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Former Supernanny Jo Frost Wants You to Be Prepared for Anaphylaxis

Professional family expert Jo Frost has a passion for helping families in crisis across the globe, a task she tackles on TLC’s Family S.O.S. with Jo Frost. Recently, Jo teamed with Mylan Specialty L.P., the marketers and dis­tributors of EpiPen, on a campaign to help raise awareness for another cause she’s passionate about – anaphylaxis preparedness.

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Dey Pharma to Offer EpiPen 2-Pak® and EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Exclusively

Dey Pharma will exclusively offer the EpiPen® 2-Pak and EpiPen Jr 2-Pak (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors to encourage people to follow recommendations by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which state that people at risk for or who have experienced anaphylaxis should have immediate access to two doses of epinephrine.

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Get the Scoop on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Pharmacy shelves stocked with supplements – some even promising to treat allergies & asthma. Techniques such as yoga, massage, biofeedback, and acupuncture. What do these have in common? They are all considered complementary and alternative medicines, or CAM for short, and nearly 4 in 10 people use them in one form or another.

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Avoiding Drug Interactions

People often combine foods. For example, chocolate and peanut butter might be considered a tasty combination. But eating chocolate and taking certain drugs might carry risks. In fact, eating chocolate and taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, such as Nardil (phenelzine) or Parnate (tranylcypromine), could be dangerous.

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