How to use auvi q epipen

  • Pull Auvi-Q up from the outer case.
  • Pull Red safety guard down and off of Auvi-Q.
  • Place black end of Auvi-Q against the middle of the outer thigh (through clothing, if needed), then push firmly until you hear a click and hiss sound, and hold in
  • Seek emergency medical attention after any use of epinephrine to treat a severe allergic reaction.

How to administer Auvi Q?

AUVI-Q ® (epinephrine injection, USP) administers epinephrine in 3 steps. 12. STEP 1 Pull AUVI-Q up from the outer case. Do not go to step 2 until you are ready to use AUVI-Q. If you are not ready to use AUVI-Q, put it back in the outer case. STEP 2 Pull red safety guard down and off of AUVI-Q.

Where can I see Auvi Q?

You can see a real-time simulation of AUVI-Q being used here, or a different simulation of the AUVI-q 0.1 mg strength here . 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.

What does Auvi Q sound like?

Auvi-Q makes a click and hiss sound when activated. This is normal. Do not pull Auvi-Q away from the leg when you hear to click and hiss sound. The voice instruction system will confirm Auvi-Q has been used. The Auvi-Q will beep and the lights will blink red. Remove the unit from the thigh.

How to use the Auvi-Q?

The Auvi-Q will give you voice instructions on how to use it. A tiny, concealed, spring-activated needle penetrates the skin once the syringe is activated. The Auvi-Q is available in two strengths, 0.3 mg. and 0.15 mg. Your health care provider will prescribe the Auvi-Q that you should use. Ask your health care provider how to use the Auvi-Q.

How to administer an “Auvi Q” injection?

Take a look at a simulated injection with the AUVI-q 0.1 mg dose. 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. Ask your healthcare provider to show you how to properly hold the leg of a young child or infant during an injection.

How to remove black end of Auvi Q?

Pull firmly to remove. Place black end of Auvi-Q against the middle of the outer thigh (through clothing, if needed), then push firmly until you hear a click and hiss sound, and hold in place for 2 seconds. Only inject into the middle of the outer thigh. Do not inject into any other part of the body.

What does Auvi Q sound like?

Auvi-Q makes a click and hiss sound when activated. This is normal. Do not pull Auvi-Q away from the leg when you hear to click and hiss sound. The voice instruction system will confirm Auvi-Q has been used. The Auvi-Q will beep and the lights will blink red. Remove the unit from the thigh.

How much does Auvi Q weigh?

Keep AUVI-Q by your side. DESIGNED FOR BABY. The only FDA-approved epinephrine auto-injector for infants and toddlers (16.5 lbs-33 lbs). DESIGNED WITH CAREGIVERS IN MIND. See what people preferred about AUVI-Q over EpiPen ® (epinephrine injection, USP). DESIGNED TO BE ACCESSIBLE.