UNDATED (AP) - A
recall of the emergency anti-allergy medicine EpiPen is expanding to
the U.S. and other markets in North America, Europe, Asia and South
America because the allergy shots may not work.
issued Friday by Mylan N.V. expands upon warnings made earlier
this month after two reports of the device failing. The recall now
covers 13 lots distributed from December 2015 through July 2016.
immediately respond to a question about how many devices are affected
by the recall.
The problems could be
potentially life-threatening, although Mylan described the incidence
of the defects as "extremely rare."
The EpiPen is used to
treat allergic reactions to certain food and bug bites
The products can be
replaced at no charge by calling 877-650-3494 or emailing