Anaphylaxis Fact Sheet

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A severe allergic reaction is called anaphylaxis and is potentially life-threatening.

People diagnosed with severe allergies should have an anaphylaxis action plan and an adrenaline auto-injector. They may also wear a medical alert device.

In a severe allergic reaction, you should use any available adrenaline autoinjector.

For more information, visit St John Ambulance Australia’s website.

File credit: St John Australia