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adrenaline tartrate 150/300 micrograms solution for injection in pre-filled pen (Jext)

Advice

following an abbreviated submission

adrenaline tartrate (Jext®) is accepted for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: emergency treatment of severe acute allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) to insect stings or bites, foods, drugs and other allergens as well as idiopathic or exercise induced anaphylaxis.

For patients at risk of anaphylaxis and requiring adrenaline, this is a new presentation of  adrenaline for emergency use. It has an extended shelf life (24 months) compared with some existing products.
 

Drug Details

Drug Name: adrenaline tartrate 150/300 micrograms solution for injection in pre-filled pen (Jext)
SMC Drug ID: 687/11
Manufacturer: ALK-Abello Ltd
Indication: Emergency treatment of allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) to insect stings or bites, foods, drugs and other allergens as well as idiopathic or exercise induced anaphylaxis
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 3.4 Antihistamines hyposensitisation and allergic emergencies
Submission Type: Abbreviated Submission
Status: Accepted
Date Advice Published: 10 October 2011

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