UltiCare Insulin Syringes U-40 29 Gauge x 0.5-in

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Count: 100 count
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Description

Insulin Syringes/Needles U-40 29 Gauge x 0.5-in are used for the injection of U-40 (40 units per ml) insulin in pets with diabetes. However, it’s important to note that more than one concentration of insulin exists, so be sure that the syringe used matches the type of insulin prescribed for your pet.

Uses

Syringes are primarily used to administer insulin to dogs and cats.

Precautions

Used sharps should be immediately placed in a sharps disposal container. FDA-cleared sharps containers are generally available through pharmacies, medical supply companies, health care providers and online. These containers are made of puncture-resistant plastic with leak-resistant sides and bottom. They also have a tight fitting, puncture-resistant lid. If an FDA-cleared container is not available a heavy-duty plastic household container, such as a laundry detergent container can be used as an alternative.

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  • Item Number
    179641
  • Generic Name
    Insulin Syringes
  • For Use With
    Dogs & Cats
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    UltiCare
  • Administration Form
    Injection
  • Brand
    UltiMed
  • Product Form
    Injectable
  • Health Condition
    Diabetes
  • Drug Type
    Devices & Supplies
Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

Storage Instructions

Syringes should be kept out of the reach of children and pets.

FAQ

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?

  • Sterile.
  • Latex-free.
  • Available with or without sharps container allowing for easy disposal.
  • Can use for insulin injections at home under the supervision of a 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.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for frequent use

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    We have a diabetic cat and must give him a subcutaneous insulin shot twice a day. These syringes have long, thin, very sharp needles, perfect for the type of injection we must give. Our cat, Sparky, became used to the shots very quickly, and the needles do not seem to cause any pain.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Product was good but not the service wasn't.

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    This item took almost a week to ship even though it was in stock so I had to go back to the vet to get the supplies before I ran out

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great price

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    These insulin needles are a great price. Only problem is a few were bent but for the price I will definitely reorder. When you have a sick baby every penny saved helps.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Always have what you need!

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    Chewy is AWESOME! Never any hassle, friendly and helpful when you call, and NO press this and that fifteen times to get a live person! Prices are comparable and always delivered on time!

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    No 1/2-unit markings as pictured

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    The close-up photo of the syringe for this packaging depicts a barrel with 1/2-unit markings, which is the ONLY reason I ordered this "no frills" package rather than the pkg with the built-in disposal container. I assumed this would be helpful for more precise dosing (if needed) for my newly-diagnosed diabetic cat. VERY disappointed to see there were NO 1/2-unit markings on these after all! If it was apparent these were EXACTLY the same barrels that come with the disposal container packaging I would've ordered that one -- esp since it's also a couple dollars cheaper for the same 100 count (go figure!). :-( Otherwise the needles/syringes seem to be fine, though I haven't had much experience The close-up photo of the syringe for this packaging depicts a barrel with 1/2-unit markings, which is the ONLY reason I ordered this "no frills" package rather than the pkg with the built-in disposal container. I assumed this would be helpful for more precise dosing (if needed) for my newly-diagnosed diabetic cat. VERY disappointed to see there were NO 1/2-unit markings on these after all! If it was apparent these were EXACTLY the same barrels that come with the disposal container packaging I would've ordered that one -- esp since it's also a couple dollars cheaper for the same 100 count (go figure!). :-( Otherwise the needles/syringes seem to be fine, though I haven't had much experience with them yet. … more

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to Use

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    They do the job......happy with the product. Needle is long but once you get used to that, it is routine.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Good quality product and delivery

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    These syringes are easy to handle and clearly marked. They are consistently good quality. My cat does not seem to be aware when he receives his Insulin with these needles. Chewy always so efficient with their delivery.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for what I needed!

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    These are great needles when you dont need a full disposable container.

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