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What You Need to Know About EpiPen use


Updated January 24, 2014

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Discard Properly After Use
Properly dispose of a used EpiPen
(c) Melanie Martinez
It's important to discard a used EpiPen properly. The needle is sharp and can injure someone. If the patient has a virus like HIV or hepatitis, it is possible -- however unlikely -- to spread the disease to another person through a used EpiPen.

Put the EpiPen back in its hard plastic case to transport it to the hospital for proper disposal.

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