Don't leave EpiPens in hot cars

Glove compartments are the hottest spot and adrenaline concentrations drop, study finds

The adrenaline in emergency allergy shots like the EpiPen can deteriorate when exposed to heat, so they shouldn't be left in the car on a hot day, researchers warn.

Lead author Piotr Lacwik, who works at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland, and his team purchased 12 EpiPen Senior injectors from the same lot to ensure consistency.