U-100 syringes (100 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-100 syringes are the syringe size that is recommended to use with Humulin N 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-100 syringes.What are U-100 syringes?
These syringes are prescribed by your veterinarian in order to deliver insulin to your pet. Insulin syringes list volume as units. U-100 syringes are used to administer Humulin N insulin. Verify that you are ordering the correct syringe to suit the insulin that your pet is being given. Using an incorrect syringe size will result in incorrect insulin dosing. U-100 syringes are only available with a prescription from your veterinarian.What are the benefits of U-100 syringes?
- Easy to read
- Can use to give insulin injections at home once your veterinarian teaches proper technique.
Dogs and cats primarily who require insulin injections.How does this product work?
U-100 syringes are used to administer insulin to diabetic dogs and cats. This syringe size is compatible with Humulin N insulin. You should not administer insulin injections until you have been trained by a veterinary professional to give them correctly. It is important that you are using the correct insulin syringe for the specific type of insulin your pet requires. An incorrect syringe size can result in incorrect dosing. U-100 syringes require a veterinary prescription. All insulin syringes should be properly discarded in a sharps container and should not be thrown away in the trash.Uses:
U-100 syringes are primarily used to administer insulin to dogs and cats. U-100 syringes are compatible with Humulin N insulin. Make sure U-100 syringes are compatible with the type of insulin your pet is receiving. Incorrect syringe sizes can result in incorrect dosing. U-100 syringes require a prescription from your veterinarian.Precautions:
Dispose of each syringe after every use. U-100 syringes are not reusable. Do not sterilize. U-100 syringes are used primarily with Humulin N insulin. It is essential to use the syringe size that is compatible with your pets insulin. Incorrect syringe size can result in incorrect dosing.Storage:
U-100 syringes should be stored out of reach from children and pets. U-100 syringes need to be disposed of properly. They have a needle so they are considered sharps therefore they cannot be discarded in the regular trash. U-100 syringes need to be thrown away in a proper sharps container. Follow your community's guidelines for the proper disposal of sharps and sharps containers. 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. Your veterinarian or local health department can supply you with a proper sharps container. Contact your local health department for rules and regulations or if you have any questions regarding disposal of U-100 syringes.A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase U-100 syringes.