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How to give EpiPen®

pdfASCIA How to give EpiPen® 

How to give EpiPen

1 Form fist around EpiPen and PULLOF BLUE SAFETY RELEASE

2. Hold leg still and PLACE ORANGE END against outer mid-thigh (with or  without clothing)

3. PUSH DOWN HARD until a click is heard or felt and hold for 3 seconds then REMOVE EpiPen

Provide ambulance with the used EpiPen® and the time it was given.

A short animated video on how to give EpiPen® is available on the Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia website:

Translations of this information are at

More information about anaphylaxis and adrenaline is available at

Content updated January 2024