Get AUVI-Q for $0 out-of-pocket

It fits in most pockets and purses.
It has voice instructions.
And it has an auto-retractable needle.

AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) is available in two strengths. AUVI-Q 0.15 mg for children weighing between 33 lbs and 66 lbs, and AUVI-Q 0.3 mg for anyone who weighs 66 lbs or more.

Ask your doctor if AUVI-Q is right for you.

For allergic emergencies,

Developed by Patients, for Patients.®

AUVI-Q was developed using Human Factors Engineering, incorporating real-world experience and feedback from people with life-threatening allergies and their caregivers.

It is designed to be easy to use, and to help maximize the safe administration of epinephrine and minimize the potential for use-related errors during injection.1,16

Growing up with life-threatening allergies The idea for AUVI-Q Explore AUVI-Q from the inside out

Designed with size in mind.

The size of a credit card and thickness of a cell phone, AUVI-Q fits in most pockets and small purses.

The first and only epinephrine auto-injector with an auto-retractable needle.

The AUVI-Q auto-retractable needle is not visible before, during, or after injection, and completes epinephrine injection in seconds.

Epinephrine is delivered in less than two seconds. However, you must press and hold for 5 seconds.

If you inject a young child or infant with AUVI-Q, hold their leg firmly in place before and during the injection to prevent injuries. Ask your healthcare provider to show you how to properly hold the leg of a young child or infant during an injection.7




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Get to know the AUVI-Q voice.

AUVI-Q contains an electronic voice instruction system to help guide users through the entire epinephrine injection.7

A 5-second countdown begins after AUVI-Q is activated. Voice instructions will indicate the injection is complete, AUVI-Q will beep, and the lights will blink red. After use, seek immediate medical attention.7

AUVI-Q is designed to be easy to use.

Watch the instructional video

Step 1: Pull AUVI-Q from the outer case.

Do not go to Step 2 until you are ready to use AUVI-Q. If you are not ready to use AUVI-Q, put it back in the outer case.

Step 2: Pull off Red safety guard.

To reduce the chance of an accidental injection, do not touch the black base of the auto-injector, which is where the needle comes out. If an accidental injection happens, get medical help right away.

Note: The red safety guard is made to fit tight. Pull firmly to remove.

Step 3: Place black end of AUVI-Q against the middle of the outer thigh, press firmly and hold in place for 5 seconds.

AUVI-Q can inject through clothing, if necessary. ONLY inject into the middle of the outer thigh.

To minimize the risk of injection-related injury, remember to hold a child’s leg in place during an injection with AUVI-Q.


AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) is a prescription medicine used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, in people who are at risk for or have a history of serious allergic reactions.

Important Safety Information

AUVI-Q is for immediate self (or caregiver) administration and does not take the place of emergency medical care. Seek immediate medical treatment after using AUVI-Q. Each AUVI-Q contains a single dose of epinephrine. AUVI-Q should only be injected into your outer thigh, through clothing if necessary. If you inject a young child or infant with AUVI-Q, hold their leg firmly in place before and during the injection to prevent injuries. Do not inject AUVI-Q into any other part of your body, such as into veins, buttocks, fingers, toes, hands, or feet. If this occurs, seek immediate medical treatment and make sure to inform the healthcare provider of the location of the accidental injection. Only a healthcare provider should give additional doses of epinephrine if more than two doses are necessary for a single allergic emergency.

Rarely, patients who use AUVI-Q may develop infections at the injection site within a few days of an injection. Some of these infections can be serious. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms at an injection site: redness that does not go away, swelling, tenderness, or the area feels warm to the touch.

If you have certain medical conditions, or take certain medicines, your condition may get worse or you may have more or longer lasting side effects when you use AUVI-Q. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, especially medicines for asthma. Also tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, especially if you have asthma, a history of depression, thyroid problems, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, heart problems or high blood pressure, have any other medical conditions, are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Epinephrine should be used with caution if you have heart disease or are taking certain medicines that can cause heart-related (cardiac) symptoms.

Common side effects include fast, irregular or ‘pounding’ heartbeat, sweating, shakiness, headache, paleness, feelings of over excitement, nervousness, or anxiety, weakness, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, or breathing problems. These side effects usually go away quickly, especially if you rest. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088.