U-40 syringes (40 units per mL) are primarily used to administer insulin to your pet. Multiple concentrations of insulin are available so you want to make sure the insulin syringe you are using matches the type of insulin being given. U-40 syringes are the syringe size that is recommended to use with ProZinc insulin. Insulin syringes list volume as units which are based off of the concentration of the insulin being administered. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase U-40 syringes.
What are U-40 syringes? These syringes are prescribed by your veterinarian in order to deliver insulin to your pet. Insulin syringes list volume as units. U-40 syringes are used to administer ProZinc insulin for cats. Make sure you are using the correct syringe for the insulin your pet needs. Incorrect syringe sizes will result in incorrect insulin dosing. Only your veterinarian can write a prescription for U-40 syringes.
What are the benefits of U-40 syringes?
- Available with or without sharps container allowing for easy disposal
- Can use for insulin injections at home under the supervision of a veterinarian
Cats who are taking ProZinc insulin. Dogs can also use U-40 syringes as prescribed by your veterinarian.How does this product work?
The U-40 Syringe is a high quality, sterile, insulin syringe that is used to administer insulin to diabetic pets, primarily cats. It is primarily used to administer ProZinc insulin. Make sure your veterinarian teaches you how to give insulin injections properly prior to use. Different syringes are necessary for different types of insulin so make sure you are ordering the correct insulin syringe for your pet. U-40 syringes are available with a prescription from your veterinarian. Make sure you dispose of insulin syringes properly in a sharps container. Do not throw away in the regular trash.Uses:
U-40 syringes are used primarily to deliver insulin to your pet. Insulin syringes list volume as units. U-40 syringes are used most frequently to administer ProZinc insulin for cats. Different types of insulin require different syringe sizes for administration so make sure U-40 syringes are compatible with the type of insulin your pet is receiving. U-40 syringes require a prescription from your veterinarian.Precautions:
Do not sterilize or reuse syringes.
Make sure you are using the syringe that is compatible with your pet’s insulin. U-40 syringes are primarily used with ProZinc insulin. Incorrect syringe size can result in incorrect dosing.Storage:
Keep U-40 syringes in an area that is out of reach from children and pets.
Since each syringe has a needle, make sure you are disposing of U-40 syringes properly.
Follow your community's guidelines for the proper disposal of sharps and sharps containers. Never throw anything sharp in the trash. Each syringe that is used should be placed in a puncture-resistant container with a lid. There are sharps containers available specifically for this use. If there are any questions regarding proper disposal of syringes and needles, contact your local health department for rules and regulations.A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase U-40 syringes.PLEASE NOTE: We cannot ship these syringes to the following states: Conneticut, Delaware,Illinois, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersery. If you live in one of the aforementioned states, please DO NOT place an order. Thank you!