monotherapy: for patients with poor blood glucose control after diet control and exercise, the recommended starting dose is 0.1mg, once a week (7 days) , abdominal subcutaneous injection. if the effect on blood glucose control cannot be satisfactory, increase the dose to 0.2mg for once a week (7 days).
combined therapy: for patients with poor blood glucose control after treated by basic metformin regimen, the recommended starting dose is 0.1mg once a week (7 days).
this product should be injected once a week (7 days) and can be injected at any time during the day (before or after meal). in case of a missing dose, if there are still over 3 days remaining before the next scheduled dose, immediately administer it; if there are less than 3 days remaining, skip the supplementary dose. there should be at least 3 days between two doses. the regimen should be rescheduled if changing the administering schedule.
this product must not be injected intravenously or intramuscularly. the abdominal injection sites is suggested to be switched frequently to avoid a long-term administration on a same injection site.
check the solution thoroughly before each administration,. do not use it if there are precipitations and cloudy particles in the solution.
instructions on prefilling syringe: before administration, gently pinch the skin and subcutaneous fat tissue with thumb and index finger of one hand. hold the syringe with the other hand and put the needle slant upward. quickly insert the needle at 30-40° (recommended for low-weight patients) or 90°into the skin. the depth of insertion is depended on the depth of subcutaneous fat. generally, the needle can be inserted by 0.5 to 1.0cm of depth. only if no blood has been withdrawn, inject the drug solution.
instructions on pen syringe: this drug is not intended to be used with insulin pen syringes commonly available on the market. it can only be used with matched pen syringe. detailed usage and notifications refer to the instructions for use of matched pen syringe.
note: please refer to the product manual for details.