AUTOlNJECTOR PEN lNSTRUCTlONS

lmraldi  Pen

(Adalimumab)

THE SlNGLE-DOSE, BUTTON-FREE, AUTOlNJECTOR PEN

  • This is the lmraldiTM single-dose, autoinjector pen.
  • There is no button to press. Just press the whole pen down firmly on the injection site and the injection starts automatically.
  • The needle is hidden below the green base.

lNJECTlON SlTE CARE

Choose an injection site and clean the skin.

Wash your hands thoroughly.

Choose an injection site on your body. A fatty area, such as your abdomen
(except the area around the navel) or thighs are best.

 

  • Avoid skin that is sore, bruised, scarred, scaly, or has red patches.
  • Clean the injection site with alcohol pad, and let it dry.
  • Do not touch the area again before the injection.

USlNG THE AUTOlNJECTOR PEN

Quick Use Guide

This quick use guide is a shortened version of the patient information leaflet. These instructions are supplied as a guide only.

Please read the full patient information leaflet before you use your pen for the first time.1

1 WASH HANDS & GATHER SUPPLlES

  • Wash your hands, and place the pen and alcohol pad for disinfection on a clean, dry surface

2 BRING MEDICATION TO ROOM TEMPERATURE

  • Wait 15-30 minutes for your pen to reach room temperature, which helps reduce your pain during injection.

3 INSPECT MEDICINE & EXPIRATION DATE

  • If your medication is not clear, not free of particles, or is expired, do not use it.
  • You may see 1 or more air bubbles, and that is okay. There is no reason to remove it.
  • No Particles
  • Clear
  • Colourless
  • Not Expired

4 CHOOSE INJECTION SITE & CLEAN SKIN

  • Wash your hands again thoroughly.
  • Choose an injection site on your body. A fatty area, such as your abdomen (except the area around the navel) or thighs are best.
  • Avoid skin that’s sore, bruised, scarred, scaly, or has red patches.
  • Clean the injection site with alcohol pad, and let it dry.
  • Do not touch the area again before the injection.

5 CAREFULLY PULL OFF THE CLEAR NEEDLE CAP

  • It is normal to see a few drops of liquid come out of the needle.
  • If you do take off the cap before you are ready to inject, do not put the needle cap back on. This could bend or damage the needle. You might accidentally stick yourself or waste medication.

6 PLACE GREEN BASE ON SKIN AT A 90º ANGLE, PRESS DOWN FIRMLY, AND HOLD

  • When you push down, the injection
    starts. You may hear a 1st click.

7 CONTINUE TO HOLD

  • Hold the pen firmly in place against the skin until the yellow indicator fills the medication window.
  • You may hear a 2nd click.

8 CONFIRM COMPLETION & DISPOSE AS DIRECTED

  • You received your dose if…
    • The entire medication window is yellow
    • No medicine leaked out (a small drop is okay)
  • Throw away the used pen in a special container as instructed by your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. If you are not sure you received the dose, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.