Humalog ® (insulin lispro)

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Humalog 200 Units/ml (insulin lispro): Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Special precautions for disposal and other handling of Humalog 200 Units/ml KwikPen (prefilled pen)

Instructions for use and handling

To prevent the possible transmission of disease, each pen must be used by one patient only, even if the needle is changed. The patient should discard the needle after every injection.

The Humalog solution should be clear and colourless. Humalog should not be used if it appears cloudy, thickened, or slightly coloured or if solid particles are visible.

Handling of the pre-filled pen

Before using the KwikPen the user manual included in the package leaflet must be read carefully. The KwikPen has to be used as recommended in the user manual.

Pens should not be used if any part looks broken or damaged.

Any unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Reference

Humalog 200 Units/ml [Summary of Product Characteristics]. Utrecht, The Netherlands: Eli Lilly Nederland B.V.

Date of Last Review: December 26, 2018

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