Prefilled insulin pens (KwikPen®, Tempo Pen®)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information.For current prescribing information for all Lilly products, including Summaries of Product Characteristics, Patient Information Leaflets and Instructions for Use, please visit: www.medicines.org.uk (England, Scotland, Wales) or www.emcmedicines.com/en-GB/northernireland/ (Northern Ireland).

How should patients manage blood on their skin after a KwikPen® or Tempo Pen® injection?

If there is blood after the needle is removed from the skin, patients should press the injection site lightly with a piece of gauze or swab and should not rub the area.

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Which pens does this information apply to?

This information applies to all of Eli Lilly and Company's pre-filled pens:

  • Abasaglar 100 units/mL KwikPen1
  • Abasaglar 100 units/mL Tempo Pen2
  • Humalog 100 units/mL KwikPen3
  • Humalog Mix25 100 units/mL KwikPen3 
  • Humalog Mix50 100 units/mL KwikPen3
  • Humalog 100 units/mL Junior  KwikPen4
  • Humalog 200 units/mL KwikPen5
  • Humalog 100 units/mL Tempo Pen6
  • Humulin I 100 units/mL KwikPen7 
  • Humulin M3 100 units/mL KwikPen7 
  • Lyumjev 100 units/mL KwikPen8
  • Lyumjev 200 units/mL KwikPen9
  • Lyumjev 100 units/mL Junior KwikPen10
  • Lyumjev 100 units/mL Tempo Pen11

For further information about a specific pre-filled pen, please refer to the corresponding user manual, patient leaflet and summary of product characteristcs.

References

1Abasaglar 100 units/mL KwikPen [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

2Abasaglar 100 units/mL Tempo Pen [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

3Humalog® 100 units/ml KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

4Humalog® 100 units/ml Junior KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

5Humalog® 200 units/ml KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

6Humalog® 100 units/ml Tempo Pen [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

7Humulin® 100 IU/ml KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly and Company Limited, United Kingdom.

8Lyumjev® 100 units/ml KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

9Lyumjev® 200 units/ml KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

10Lyumjev® 100 units/ml Junior KwikPen® [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

11Lyumjev® 100 units/ml Tempo Pen [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

Date of Last Review: 28 September 2022


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