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autoinjector

(ot″ō-in-jek′tŏr) [ auto- + injector]
A syringe that contains a spring-loaded needle with a preloaded dose of medication. When forced against the body with a stabbing motion, the device activates and administers a calculated dose of medication. Autoinjectors are commonly used for self-administration of epinephrine (to mitigate anaphylaxis); by migraine sufferers (to achieve prompt relief of headache); or by military and emergency services workers to combat the effects of nerve agents.
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All accidental parenteral injections of epinephrine by autoinjector reported to two regional poison information centers over a 2-year period were included.
The kit contains a video (in some countries only), the autoinjector Rebiject[TM] mini and practice syringes with which the patient can practice loading the autoinjector.
ulrich medical's innovative autoinjector products have evolved as the first patented commercial units with roll pump technology for the delivery of contrast media during medical imaging diagnosis.
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The fully electronic BETACONNECT autoinjector automates the Betaferon injection to provide a potentially more comfortable injection for MS patients who use Betaferon, by personalizing injection preferences.
The new autoinjector offers customizable injection speed and depth settings that allow patients to inject quietly with precision at the touch of a button.
If allergies require an epinephrine autoinjector (EpiPen, Allerject, etc) or other medications, be sure to monitor expiration dates and carry on you at all times in the event of an attack
Of eight students who were evaluated by a physician, only three were prescribed an epinephrine autoinjector, Dr.
The event has the format of a classroom with a corner for younger children to play in, while parents and older children can learn more about anaphylactic symptoms, how to use an autoinjector and how to prevent anaphylaxis.
Anapen is an autoinjector of epinephrine which is generally utilized by patients with critical allergies and a risk of anaphylactic shock since they can be self-administered and operate speedily.
5mL solution for injection) is the first intramuscular (IM) autoinjector for chronic use, designed to enhance the self-injection process for patients receiving AVONEX therapy.
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