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Caring for a child with life-threatening allergies can be stressful enough, but now American parents can add one more worry to their list: a major recall of EpiPens and EpiPen Jr. has just been expanded to include the US. Read on below to find out which specific lots are included in the recall.

Last week Mylan, the maker of EpiPens, announced a recall of their life-saving emergency allergy medication in seven different countries for failing to work when administered during an allergic reaction. The recall has now been expanded to products sold in the US as well, including the kids version, EpiPen Jr.

Below is the list of the specific EpiPens recalled in the US. The lot number can be found either on the box and the auto-injector.

  • EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg – Lot number: 5GN767 – Expiration: April 2017
  • EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg – Lot number: 5GN773 – Expiration: April 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 5GM631 – Expiration: April 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 5GM640 – Expiration: May 2017
  • EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg – Lot number: 6GN215 – Expiration: September 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM082 – Expiration: September 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM072 – Expiration: September 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM081 – Expiration: September 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM088 – Expiration: October 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM199 – Expiration: October 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM091 – Expiration: October 2017
  • EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM198 – Expiration: October 2017
  • EpiPen 2-pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg – Lot number: 6GM087 -Expiration: October 2017

For more information on the recall and what you can do to get a replacement visit: http://www.mylan.com/EpiPenRecall

Have you been affected by this recall? Share your thoughts in the comments.