What are the doses for Emerade?
Doses of adrenaline auto-injectors
Emerade is the only AAI with a 500mcg dose:
What dose should I choose?
Patients between 15kg and 30kg in weight:
The usual dose is 150mcg
Children and adolescents over 30kg in weight:
Prescribed Emerade 300mcg
Use in adults and adolescents:
The recommended dose is 300 to 500mcg.
For more information on Emerade dosing please view the prescribing information
How do I prescribe or order Emerade
How long are the needles in Emerade?
Emerade has the longest needle of all the AAIs
|* Visible 23 mm|
Intramuscular injection is recommended for faster adrenaline effect. Click the following link for more information about the importance of needle length.
There is no 'click' when using the trainer?
Although there is no audible click with the Emerade trainer, the trainer device is helpful in becoming familiar with the simple injection technique. The prescription product will make a distinct click on activation.
Is the Emerade needle protected?
Yes, Emerade has a needle guard, protecting the needle before, during and after the injection.
What temperature does Emerade withstand?
Store in the original package, a specially designed case to protect the pen and the labelling. Store below 25°C. Do not freeze. The solution can be examined through the inspection window at any time by lifting the label. Discard and replace Emerade if the solution is discoloured or contains particles.
Can the patient check the adrenaline?
The solution can be examined through the inspection window at any time by lifting the label. Discard and replace Emerade if the solution is discoloured or contains particles.