FACT: No, epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g. EpiPen®, ALLERJECT®, EmeradeTM) should only be injected into the mid-outer thigh and can be given through clothing if necessary. If a device is accidentally injected into other areas, seek immediate medical attention/call 911.
Mythbuster – Are the upper arm, the thigh and the hip all recommended sites for epinephrine auto-injectors to be given?
November 25, 2021
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