That's why health care professionals recommend that if you have a food allergy, you carry an Ana-Kit
or an EpiPen with you, devices for injecting epinephrine, a synthetic version of the naturally occurring hormone, adrenaline, which can reverse anaphylactic shock.
Individuals who are seeking information should be assured that this recall is limited to Wyeth-Ayerst products used in three allergic reaction kits: Ana-Kit
, Ana-Guard and The Insect-Sting Treatment Kit.
Miles Laboratories manufactures a kit called Ana-Kit
that also contains chewable antihistamine tablets and a small tourniquet with instructions.
lot numbers are located on the front label of the kit, and Ana-Guard lot numbers can be found on the top panel of the box.
cost approximately $18 and clips onto a belt.