How To Use The Ozempic Pen – @ Elina

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Ozempic is indicated for the treatment of adults with insufficiently controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to diet and exercise.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected with a short needle on a pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin. A single dose lasts one week,  patients will inject themselves once a week on the same day with or without food.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Refrigerate
  • Do not Freeze

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on October 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

 

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