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Here is a great study on epinephrine pens and storage . Abstract
BACKGROUND: Epinephrine is a lifesaving drug in the treatment of anaphylaxis and cardiac resuscitation. Current US storage recommendations are for controlled room temperature (20°C-25°C), with excursions permitted from 15°C to 30°C. Maintaining epinephrine within this required range is challenging, particularly for patients carrying autoinjectors and during storage in emergency vehicles.
OBJECTIVE: To study epi