Auvi-Q recall

October 29th, 2015

Sanofi US has issued a recall of all Auvi-Q devices.

http://www.news.sanofi.us/2015-10-28-Sanofi-US-Issues-Voluntary-Nationwide-Recall-of-Auvi-Q-Due-to-Potential-Inaccurate-Dosage-Delivery

AAC dose not prescribe epinephrine “Dispense As Written”, so pharmacies can switch to a different self-injectable epinephrine device based on patient preference (or, as in this case, due to a recall). Information regarding reimbursement for out of pocket cost to replace Auvi-Q devices is available on the Sanofi US site (see above).