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Abasaglar ® (basal insulin glargine)
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What pen should be used for Abasaglar® (insulin glargine) cartridges?
The HumaPen® SAVVIO™ is the Lilly reusable pen available for use with Abasaglar cartridges. Patients should not use other reusable pens, as Lilly has not established dosing accuracy with other pens.
What is the HumaPen SAVVIO?
HumaPen SAVVIO is designed for ease of use.1
- It injects from 1 to 60 units of insulin in each injection.
- The patient can dial the dose in steps of one (1) unit at a time.
- HumaPen SAVVIO is for use only with Lilly 3 ml insulin cartridges.
- Other brands of insulin cartridges should not be used in this pen.
HumaPen SAVVIO is suitable for use with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Pen needles.1
1HumaPen® Savvio [instructions for use]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.
Date of Last Review: 09 December 2022