Trulicity ® (dulaglutide)

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Trulicity® (dulaglutide): Needles

The dulaglutide pen comes with a permanently attached needle. The needle is not removable.

Detailed information

The dulaglutide prefilled-pen is manufactured with a 29 G (0.33 mm) x ½’’ needle.1

The needle is lubricated.1

The injection depth of the needle is approximately 5 mm.1

Both, the 0.75 mg and the 1.5 mg dulaglutide prefilled-pen have the same needle size.1

The needle is permanently attached to the pen and cannot be taken off.1

  • Therefore, it is not possible to attach spare needles or safety needles.

Disposal of pen:2

  • Dispose of the pen in a sharps container.

  • Do not recycle the filled sharps container.

References

1. Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.

2. Trulicity [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

Date of Last Review: December 06, 2019

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