how to use ozempic pen
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 鈥?鈥?
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How many doses of Ozempic are in a pen?
There are 2 different self-injectable pen options with Ozempic. Each pen contains 2 mg in 1.5 mL. One pen option contains 4 doses of the 0.25 mg per week starting dose and 2 doses of the 0.5 weekly maintenance dose. This pen can also be used for 4 doses of the 0.5 mg weekly dose.
How do I use Ozempic®?
Insert the needle into your skin. Press and hold down the dose button. After the dose counter reaches 0, slowly count to 6. Remove the needle from your skin. Carefully remove the needle and place it in a sharps container. Put the pen cap back on the pen. Using the pen, Ozempic is injected under the skin of your abdomen, thigh, or upper arm.
Do I need to refrigerate my Ozempic pen?
You would only need this pen if your doctor has prescribed you the higher dose of 1 mg per week of Ozempic injection. Your Ozempic pen should be stored in the refrigerator (between 36F to 46F or 2C to 8C) until the first time you use it. After you use it the first time, you can keep it at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
How many clicks of Ozempic should I take?
These 18 clicks are the 0.25 mg dose that you will take for the first month as directed by your doctor. In the second month, you will need to add 18 clicks to this mark for the 0.5 mg dose of Ozempic, making a total of 36 clicks, which is 0.5 mg of the Ozempic dose.