Trulicity ® (dulaglutide)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information. Please refer to the link for full prescribing information: Trulicity Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)

Trulicity® (dulaglutide): The pen cannot be recycled

Dispose of the used pen in a sharps container. Do not put dulaglutide pens in a recycle container.

Further information

The needle on the dulaglutide pen is permanently attached and cannot be taken off. Even though the needle retracts after the injection, the pen is considered a “sharps” because of the attached needle.1

  • The dulaglutide pen should be properly disposed of in a closable, puncture-resistant sharps container, even though there is no need to see or handle the needle.

  • DO NOT put used or unused dulaglutide pens in the household trash.

  • It is important to dispose of your sharps containers safely when they are full.

Any unused medicinal product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.2

References

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

2. Trulicity [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

Date of Last Review: December 06, 2019


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