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Table 4 Indications for prescription of epinephrine auto-injectors

From: How to manage anaphylaxis in primary care

Cases requiring at least one epinephrine autoinjector device Cases requiring more than one autoinjector device
History of a previous anaphylactic reaction High body weight
Allergy to ubiquitous triggers (peanut, egg, milk) History of anaphylaxis requiring more than one dose of epinephrine
Clinical reactions even to tiny amounts of food, excluding oral allergy syndrome History of protracted or biphasic anaphylaxis
Food allergy and unstable or moderate to severe asthma Fear of possible misuse
Remote from medical help and previous mild to moderate reactions Food allergy and severe asthma
Underlying mastocytosis