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How to give Anapen®

How to give Anapen

After Anapen® is used, put it to one side and do not touch the exposed needle.

After phoning ambulance, place needle into wide end of the black needle shield, or place the used Anapen® in a container. Provide ambulance with the used Anapen® and the time it was given.

A short animated video on how to give Anapen® is available on the Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia website: 

Content updated January 2023