Walgreens offering free EpiPen alternative

September 11, 2018 08:50 AM

Walgreens is offering life-saving allergy medication for free. 

The drug store is teaming up with a company that makes an EpiPen alternative called Auvi-Q amid an EpiPen shortage.

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Walgreens officials say drugmaker Kaleo will cover any cost that insurance doesn't.

If insurance covers the life-saving drug, customers can pick it up at Walgreens for free. If not, Kaleo will mail the devices to your home, but you still need a prescription. 


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