How to inject ozempic?
How to administer ozempic? It’s essential to know how to use an ozempic Pen to achieve its intended effect correctly. This article will show you step by step how to use Ozempic Pen correctly.
(how to administer ozempic) Prepare your Pen
Check your Ozempic® Pen and Make sure that the Ozempic® medicine in your Pen is clear and colorless.
Attach a new needle
To use the ozempic Pen, tear off the paper tab and push and turn the needle until tight. Next, pull off both needle caps.
Check the flow & test The Pen.
For each new Pen, Turn the dose selector until the dose counter comes up to the flow check symbol. Then press and hold in the dose button until the dose counter comes to “0”. Finally, release the dose button, and a drop should appear at the needle tip.
Select the dose
To select your dose, rotate the dose selector until the dose counter displays the dose you want to inject (0.25 mg or 0.5 mg or 1mg).
Use Ozempic injection under the skin of your abdomen, upper arm, or thigh. It’s better to Change the injection site each time you inject the Ozempic. The stomach is the most preferred area for ozempic injection. Do not inject Ozempic into a muscle or vein.
Inject Ozempic dose
Do not keep holding the skin and insert the needle directly into the skin. After pressing and holding down the dose button, slowly count to 6 after the dose counter reaches 0. Slowly remove it from the skin.
After taking the Ozempic injection, put the needle in a sharps container, then place the pen cap back on the Pen.
What to do if you missed an Ozempic dose?
If you miss a dose of Ozempic, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next Ozempic dose of Ozempic, skip the one you missed and take the next dose on time. Do not use extra doses or double the dose.
How to store your Ozempic Pen?
The storage information for your new, unused Ozempic Pen is as follows: Store your new, unused Ozempic® Pen in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C).
You can Keep using Ozempic Pen for 56 days at room temperature between 15°C to 30°C or in a refrigerator between 2°C to 8°C.
Do not store Ozempic pens directly next to the cooling element. If the ozempic Pen got frozen, do not use and dispose of it.