How can injecting oneself
with a needle feel safe?
redesigning the EpiPen
Ana is an epinephrine auto-injector designed to accommodate the comfort of the user's physical and mental wellbeing in the panic of anaphylactic shock.
The EpiPen is currently the most commonly prescribed device for anaphylactic shock.
research & user testing
Through my research I discovered the misuse of the EpiPen can be dangerous for the patient.
designing a form that's intuitive for use
redesigning the safety mechanism
shrinking the size for ease of transportation
a double safety mechanism
protects the user even when the device is used incorrectly.
the top button triggers
base is pressed against the thigh
and reveals the top button
red indicators warn the user
of the needle end
safety cap prevents the device
from triggering when not in use