Step by step
Wash hands with soap and water.
Note: mix cloudy insulin (NPH or mixed insulin). Roll and swivel the pen 10 times before each injection, according to the instructions of your healthcare professional and the instructions of the insulin manufacturer.
Remove the protective foil.
Do not click or screw on the pen needle at an angle.
Penfine Classic – screw pen needle onto pen with outer pen needle protective cap until it engages.
Clickfine – Click on pen needle and press it straight down – firm seating is ensured through an audible click.
Tip for Clickfine: Place the pen needle vertically on a table and click the pen onto it from above.
Remove the outer protective cap of the pen needle in upward direction and save the cap.
Remove the inner protective cap of the pen needle in upward direction and save the cap.
Check whether the injection pen is ready for injecting before every injection according to the instructions for use of the injection pen (priming).
Set the correct dose. Place pen needle on suitable injection site.
Slowly inject the insulin according to the instructions of your healtcare professional: to do this, press dosage button.
Allow the pen needle to remain in the fatty tissue (count to 10 slowly).
Carefully secure pen needle with the outer protective cap (only for self-injection).
Screw off pen needle.
Safely dispose of the used pen needle.