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Expensive EpiPens are causing problems for people with allergies

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Forty-three million Americans are at risk of a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction but the rising cost of EpiPens is leaving some families broke and others dangerously doing without.

Each device now costs as much as $500,

The price has significantly increased after EpiPen's only competitor was recently pulled from the market. It also depends on a person's insurance or pharmacy plans.

Those with higher deductibles will pay more for it.