Odd.... but good Epi-pen holder

Posted on: Tue, 10/15/2002 - 3:21am
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This summer I was vacationing with my sister's family. My sister wanted to take my daughter with her to a children's museum. Since she was only going there and their wouldn't be any food involved, I didn't want to send her with all of the meds. But I did want to send along the epi-pens. I looked around for a small container for them. I had my eye-glass case. It's a hard cover case. Two epi's fit in there perfectly, nice and snug. Now, even in Katie's medicine bag, I keep the epi's in the eye-glass case. I wouldn't do it for a school, or day care, since there's no label on it, saying what is in there. But for us, it's great.

Posted on: Tue, 10/15/2002 - 12:22pm
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That's what I use, too! Actually, I use 2 - a hard plastic one that fits inside a vinyl one with a hook for attaching it to belt loops, etc. I got them both at Wal-Mart for about $5 each and they have been wonderful! I can fit 2 Epi's, a bunch of Benadryl chews and the Epi instructions.

Posted on: Tue, 10/15/2002 - 12:37pm
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That's what I use too, mines vinyl, and I bought a red one (bright) and I even took a permanent marker and wrote EPI-PEN EMERGENCY USE FOR CAMERON, I wrote it up and down. Mine also has the belt hook on it, I can fit 2 epis and a trial size benedyl it it, perfect for my purse, since he's always with me and very accessible. I only paid $1.00 for mine at a Dollar Tree.

Posted on: Tue, 01/28/2003 - 12:19am
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Cam's Mom,
Where did you find the trial size Benadryl? Is it a liquid or pill? My dd still needs the liquid and I just bought travel size Scope bottles I am washing out to put in her eye glass case/epi pouch (great idea everyone).

Posted on: Tue, 01/28/2003 - 12:30pm
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We got some trial size bottles of Benadryl from our pediatrician. Unfortunately my son got his first ever dose of Benadryl this fall and went crazy...acted like he had a nightterror but it was the middle of the day. So now I am carrying a huge bottle of Atarax. :-(

Posted on: Tue, 05/20/2003 - 3:15am
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HI Jeancbpugh,
Have your doctor split the big bottle into a perscription for two small for same co-pay you have a bottle for home or car and one to carry. They have 4oz size bottles. Your pharmacist may even be able to print another label and give you a small bottle to pour some into now.
Good luck.

Posted on: Tue, 05/20/2003 - 12:38pm
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I found some great small plastic bottles of various sizes at EMS, a sporting good and camping store. It is with the camping supplies. The smallest bottle is about 2 inches high and at most 1 inch in diameter. It would hold about 3-4 tsp. of benedryl.

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