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Anaphylaxis is a serious and potentially fatal allergic reaction that can affect multiple organ systems, including the skin, respiratory tract, cardiovascular system, and gastrointestinal system.

Common allergens associated with anaphylaxis include foods, insect stings, and certain medications. Symptoms include itching, hives, difficulty breathing, low blood pressure, and even loss of consciousness. Prompt treatment with epinephrine (adrenaline) is critical to prevent further complications and seeking immediate medical help is essential when dealing with anaphylaxis.

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How do anaphylaxis treatments work?

An adrenaline pen, also known as an epinephrine auto-injector, is a treatment used in cases of anaphylaxis, meaning a severe allergic reaction.

The adrenaline hormone contained within the pen helps to relax the airways, increase your heart rate and reduce swelling in the body. To receive its effects, the pen must be injected into the muscle tissue of an outer thigh or another suitable area so it can quickly enter the bloodstream.

While it does provide temporary relief from symptoms, medical attention should still be sought.