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Main Discussion Board / Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Last post by nyguy on Today at 02:56:48 PM »
For how long are they good?  THAT is the question.  One that shouldn't even be the case for a company setting the market price on these at a total of $15,000 for 3 twin packs.  Rescue medication more than half the price of my new low end car should not be something I have to wonder about. 

Calling fulfillment took place long before I posted here.  Lots of shrugging, not terribly convincing any substantial thought was popping on that end.  I would not accept any other piece of equipment for deployment in the field that was handled under conditions clearly contraindicated let alone for a patient, never mind my own kids.  I'm not opening up to debate if I'm done with them.  I AM.  Last time I went a few rounds directly with the head of brand when they were with Sanofi.  Kaleo clearly cannot unfornicate distribution with any durable consistency.

I'd complain directly to Kaleo, but as someone who keeps my epinephrine on my person, the size and form factor is really critical to me as I carry it on my person (in a jacket or in my pants pocket) and not in a backpack or separate carrying case.

The ASPN people are not the people who have real action, they just send it out randomly to a network pharmacy. Calling fulfillment is going to get you ASPN, not Kaleo.
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Bumping a very old thread, but I had an allergist who was old school for a number of years. He ordered some lower egg version of the flu shot in the past and gave it over the course of about 3 hours across six shots with peak flow, checks of breathing, pulse oximeter, blood pressure checks, etc.

Newer allergist and some other doctors are less concerned, but for the past three years I've been able to call my local walmart and request that they special order Flublok. For the first two years my insurance didn't cover administration at a pharmacy (they wanted a doctor to order it and my [new] allergist said she could not), but I was able to pay cash (about $50) and file them as out of network claims with a short letter explaining I had a severe egg allergy and my allergist could not order it. They reimbursed 100%.

This year my insurance covered it and it was $0 in network at the pharmacy.

Even if the risk is minimal, both Costco and Walmart are supposed to be able to order it upon request, and Walmart always has done so for me, so that would be my recommendation if you're looking to get a flu shot as someone with an egg allergy.
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Recipes & Cooking / Re: Instant Pot!
« Last post by becca on Yesterday at 06:19:51 PM »
I did a variation on the chili lime chicken yesterday for tacos and it got rave reviews all around.  I cheated a bit by using some taco seasoning, and squeezed some lime juice, and added various other seasonings. 
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Last post by name on Yesterday at 01:57:37 PM »
For how long are they good?  THAT is the question.  One that shouldn't even be the case for a company setting the market price on these at a total of $15,000 for 3 twin packs.  Rescue medication more than half the price of my new low end car should not be something I have to wonder about. 

Calling fulfillment took place long before I posted here.  Lots of shrugging, not terribly convincing any substantial thought was popping on that end.  I would not accept any other piece of equipment for deployment in the field that was handled under conditions clearly contraindicated let alone for a patient, never mind my own kids.  I'm not opening up to debate if I'm done with them.  I AM.  Last time I went a few rounds directly with the head of brand when they were with Sanofi.  Kaleo clearly cannot unfornicate distribution with any durable consistency.
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Recipes & Cooking / Re: Instant Pot!
« Last post by Stinky10 on Yesterday at 12:26:43 PM »
made yogurt last night
need make some compote for it today
yum!
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Last post by spacecanada on October 14, 2017, 10:43:21 PM »
So long as they didn't freeze they should still be good, according to a Canadian study a few years ago.  Heat is far worse for epinephrine autoinjectors than the cold.  Allerjects/Auvi-Qs are supposed to be water-resistant too.  I would call the company before discarding them. 
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Traveling & Restaurants / Re: New York City / NYC threads
« Last post by Macabre on October 13, 2017, 11:41:49 PM »
That is so cool, MaryM!


Yeah, it can be totally stressful when you need to eat before seeing a show that youíve waited for and spent so much money on. (Before our last Bway show in NUC we just ate at Chipotle for that very reason).  Iím so glad you had a safe place and that it was such a good experience.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Last post by name on October 13, 2017, 09:42:07 PM »
They arrived today.  COLD to the touch with a COLD PACK inside the insulated jacket.  I am done with Auvi-Q.  Soup sandwich.
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Traveling & Restaurants / Re: New York City / NYC threads
« Last post by MaryM on October 12, 2017, 04:27:09 PM »
Blue Smoke was amazing!  DS enjoyed his meal - no eggs ingredients in the fryer so he could have fries.  It was wonderful.  Manager stayed in kitchen to oversee for prep - informed the chefs and the whole line.  Was just great as was Hamilton!

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Recipes & Cooking / Re: Instant Pot!
« Last post by hezzier on October 09, 2017, 06:33:08 PM »
We had chili lime chicken...I forget just how good this is!
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