How to use a flexpen for insulin?
Inject your dose:
- Check the dose window to make sure it shows 0.
- Use an alcohol swab to clean your skin (remember to change injection sites).
- Insert the needle straight into your skin so that it reaches the fatty layer.
- Use your thumb to slowly press the button on the end of the pen all the way in.
- Release the button and pull the needle out.
When to use NovoLog FlexPen insulin aspart injection? Use Novolog FlexPen before meals and snacks, as directed Rotate your injections between the four injection spots listed above Always use a new needle for each injection and clean the injection site before each dose Slowly count to 10 after pressing the dose button
Where does NovoRapid FlexPen insulin need to be stored? Insulin aspart can be administered on the thigh, stomach, buttock or upper arm. Insulin aspart can also be injected intravenously with an IV. NovoLog FlexPen storage temperature instructions Once you have punctured NovoLog FlexPen , you should store it at room temperatures below 86F or 30C for up to 28 days.
What should I do with my insulin pen after use? After insulin use: Store your opened Pen at room temperature up to 86°F (30°C) and throw it away after 28 days. Stay supplied. Always be prepared. Keep plenty of needles, test strips, lancets, and alcohol swabs handy for insulin injections.
When to throw away a NovoLog FlexPen pen? Open or in-use pens should be kept at room temperature for a maximum of 28 days After 28 days, Novolog FlexPen pens should be thrown away in the trash – even if there is leftover insulin Do not keep Novolog FlexPen where there is direct heat or direct light If Novolog FlexPen is frozen or overheated, throw it away