Auvi-Q, a new device shaped like a smartphone containing epinephrine will soon be available in pharmacies.  This device, which is sized smaller than a deck of cards, contains step by step voice instructions that guide patients and caretakers on using the device when they may be too panicked in the event of anaphylaxis.  The Auvi-Q will challenge the traditional EpiPen, which remains the staple device for treating anaphylaxis.  Have your patients reported problems with the EpiPen? Do you feel they would be open to trying this new device?

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