These deliver adrenaline to patients experiencing allergic reactions with breathing problems or faintness (anaphylaxis).
Patients should not be prescribed auto-injectors without being shown how to use it.
Below are links to BSACI Allergy Management Plans. Click on the one that is relevant to your patient.
Auto-injectors help to relieve
- laryngeal oedema
Don’t rely on auto-injectors to save lives
All patients experiencing anaphylaxis must
be transferred to medical services for review and appropriate follow-up as symptoms may rapidly recur