Is AUVI-Q available at CVS?
Can I get the AUVI-Q at CVS, Walgreens or the local pharmacy? CVS, Walgreens and other local pharmacies have generally not been keeping AUVI-Q in stock. If your prescription is for AUVI-Q and says “no substitute” or DAW (dispense as written), the pharmacy is required to provide you an AUVI-Q.
Can you get AUVI-Q for free?
Through the Kaléo Patient Assistance Program, patients who do not have commercial insurance’and who are experiencing financial difficulties may be able to receive AUVI-Q at no cost. You can find more information on eligibility at auvi-q.com/get-auvi-q.
Is AUVI-Q better than EpiPen?
Overall, the Auvi-Q prototype was preferred over EpiPen and Twinject for safety, clarity of instructions, ease of use, ease of carrying, size, and shape.
Is AUVI-Q the same as EpiPen?
A tester is available with the dual kit of EpiPens®. The “newer” device on the market is an Auvi-Q. This device has the ability to talk you through the administration of the epinephrine, which is very important should your nerves get the best of you in an emergency situation.
What is Auvi Q used for?
AUVI-Q is intended for patients with a history of anaphylactic reactions or who are at increased risk for anaphylaxis. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION AUVI-Q is intended for immediate self-administration as emergency supportive therapy only and is not a substitute for immediate medical care.
How do I contact the FDA about Auvi-Q®?
Visit www.fda.gov/medwatchor call 1-800-FDA-1088. Contact us at 1-877-30-AUVIQ Privacy Notice References AUVI-Q®and AUVI-q®are registered trademarks of kaleo, Inc.
What happens if I accidentally inject Auvi-Q into my body?
Do not inject AUVI-Q into any other part of your body, such as into veins, buttocks, fingers, toes, hands, or feet. If this occurs, seek immediate medical treatment and make sure to inform the healthcare provider of the location of the accidental injection.
What should I do after using Auvi-Q?
Seek immediate medical treatment after using AUVI-Q. Each AUVI-Q contains a single dose of epinephrine. AUVI-Q should only be injected into your outer thigh, through clothing if necessary. If you inject a young child or infant with AUVI-Q, hold their leg firmly in place before and during the injection to prevent injuries.