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Trulicity® (dulaglutide): How to confirm dose delivery
The dose was delivered when the grey plunger is visible in the clear base at the bottom (needle end) of the pen.
NOT confirm dose delivery by counting clicks
delivery, the user might hear clicks. The clicks are not suitable to
confirm dose delivery.1
following explanation might help to understand when the user can
expect to hear clicks:1
the user presses the injection button, a loud click occurs that
signifies the release of a spring inside the pen that advances the
needle into the user.
amount of time the needle remains in the skin is controlled by the
speed at which the medicine flows out of the needle depends on how
much push back the medicine will experience at the end of the
needle (i. e., the resistance from the tissue and fluids inside the
mechanism of the pen is designed to deliver the entire dose to the
correct tissue layer before the needle is withdrawn from the skin.
the medicine is completely delivered, the needle begins to travel
upward. The second click is heard right before the needle stops
holding the clear base firmly against your skin until you hear a
second click. This occurs when the needle starts retracting in about
will know your injection is complete when the grey plunger is
you require further information, please contact us. Until then, the
pen should be stored safely to avoid an accidental needle stick