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Be Aware of Epinephrine Autoinjector Substitution.

From Elements of Allergy and Asthma - This article has been reviewed by Thanai Pongdee, MD, FAAAAI.

An epinephrine autoinjector is used to treat a severe allergic reaction or to prevent anaphylactic shock caused by stinging insects, foods, latex, medications or other allergens.
If you have a severe allergy and carry epinephrine, it is important to know that each brand functions a little differently. The stress of an anaphylactic reaction is not the time to realize you have a different autoinjector than what was demonstrated to you by your allergist. Click link to read full article.

www.ncaac.com/downloads/0810_elements.pdf