FDA warns patients EpiPens may malfunction, delay injections

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(WHNT) - The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning for EpiPen users.

According to the FDA, there could be a dangerous malfunction among a limited number of devices.

Drugmakers Pfizer and Mylan informed medical providers that malfunctions could prevent or delay the devices from injecting the medication - or inject it prematurely.

The drugmakers say the problems could cause death or serious injuries.

Patients should contact Mylan Customer Relations at 800-796-9526 if they find an issue with their auto-injector and to obtain a free replacement.

Read the full report here.

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