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HMD – Insulin Syringes

Insulin syringes are used for administering the prescribed insulin dose to diabetic patients. The subcutaneous administration of insulin is meant to imitate the naturally occurring pancreatic secretions. The insulin injection is typically put on the abdomen, arms, thighs, and buttocks. The Insulin needle gauge indicates the thickness of the needle. The higher the gauge, the thinner the needle. The size of the syringe is chosen by the medical expert on the basis of the syringe’s insulin capacity as patient requirements typically vary from person to person.  Insulin syringe prices are affordable. Being convenient, easy to handle, and patient-friendly, these syringes are widely used. They are meant for single use only. The insulin injection syringe has a uniquely designed structure comprising three parts: needle, barrel, and plunger. The needle is usually thin and short and covered with a special material such as silicone in order to allow it to slide through the skin causing minimal pain. Ordinarily made of plastic, the barrel is the chamber that holds the insulin. It is marked with calibrations designed to show the units of insulin being injected. The plunger is the narrow rod that slides up and down the length of the barrel. It serves to either draw the insulin into the barrel or release the insulin from the barrel through the needle. The rubber seal at the lower end of the plunger prevents the insulin from leaking out. We at HMD Ltd. offer two different brands of affordably priced Insulin Syringes – Dispo Van Insulin Syringes and Insulin Syringes.

Dispo Van Insulin Syringe:

Our Dispo Van Single-Use Insulin Syringes are manufactured in accordance with the requirements of the highest standards of quality. 31G x 5/16″, ‘Super-fine’ 30Gx5/16″ ‘Xtra-fine’ 29Gx1/2″ insulin needles are siliconized in order to minimize patient pain during injection. Low dead space ensures that the dosage is accurate and there is no wastage of medication. Available in U-40 as well as U-100 graduated scales, this type of syringe is offered in both Multi-Pack (10 pieces) & Unit-Pack. It has a Luer slip tip.

Insulin Syringe:

The second brand of insulin syringes offered by us, the Single-use Insulin syringe is a low dead space syringe which ensures zero wastage of the injectable and precise dosage. The Luer-Lok tip provide a locked connection quicker and a better  fitment. From assembling to packaging, the Insulin Syringe is manufactured through a fully automated process. HMD Ltd. is one of the top five manufacturers of syringes and needles in the world. Designed by experts, our medical equipment is especially known for their additional safety features, innovation-driven engineering, and precision. Our investments in buying the best technologies from across the globe and technical collaborations with international corporations testify our commitment to producing the highest quality of affordable medical apparatus for the benefit of medical professionals and patients alike. Currently, we produce more than three billion injection needles per annum. All of these go through a rigorous process of automatic checks via camera inspection.

Irrigation syringes:

HMD Ltd., also offers Irrigation syringes, which are highly effective for cleaning wounds. The irrigation syringes by HMD can be effectively used to irrigate wounds, ears, eyes catheters as well as for enteral feeding. The wound irrigation syringes by HMD are ideal for providing hydration, removing debris and cleansing. The syringe is used to thoroughly flush out wounds with clean water. The syringes are designed in a way that helps in cleaning even hard to reach places of complex wounds.

FAQ

Are there any side effects associated with using an insulin syringe?

Using an insulin syringe typically does not cause significant side effects. However, improper injection technique can lead to complications such as mild discomfort, redness, or bruising at the injection site. Following proper injection techniques and consulting with a healthcare professional if you experience persistent or concerning side effects is crucial.

Are there any special storage requirements for insulin syringes?

Here are general tips for storing insulin:

  • Keep insulin out of direct sunlight and heat
  • Store opened insulin bottles or pens at a 15°C to 30°C room temperature
  • Dispose of insulin 28 days after opening it
  • Unopened insulin should be kept refrigerated at a temperature between 2°C and 8°C
  • Always ensure to check the expiration date before using insulin
Can I use an insulin syringe for other medications?

Insulin syringes are specifically designed for injecting insulin and may not be suitable for other medications. It is best to consult your healthcare provider to choose the appropriate syringe for specific medications.

Difference between 1 ml Insulin & Tuberculin Syringe.

1 ml, Insulin Syringe are of two types – U 40 & U-100 Insulin Syringes. Iin U- 40 Insulin Syringes markings on the barrel are upto 40 Units, while in U-100 markings are upto 100 Units.

While in case of 1 ml Tuberculin Syringes the markings are in upto 1 ml. The above mentioned different markings are based on medication dosage prescribed to the patient.

How do I choose the right insulin syringe size?

To determine the ideal insulin syringe size, you need to consider two factors: your prescribed insulin dosage and the markings on the syringe.

A larger syringe with a higher capacity may be appropriate if your dosage is high. Conversely, a smaller syringe with finer markings may be more suitable if your dosage is low.

How many times can we use an insulin syringe?

Insulin syringes are specifically intended for one-time use. Using a new, sterile syringe for each injection is advisable to maintain hygiene and lower the risk of infection.

How many types of insulin syringes are available in the market?

There are several types of insulin syringes available in the market. The most popular types are syringes marked U-100, and U-40. U-100 syringes are designed for insulin with a concentration of 100 units per milliliter, while U-40 are used for insulin with 40 units per milliliter.

How many units are in an insulin syringe?

Most syringes come in measures of 30 units (30 ml), 50 units (0.5 ml), and 100 units (1 ml). These measurements refer to the barrel size of the insulin and how much insulin the syringe can hold.

How should insulin syringes be disposed of?

Insulin syringes should be disposed of in a sharps container to avoid punctures. Do not dispose of them in regular trash or recycling bins prone to punctures to reduce the risk of accidental needlestick injuries.

What are some facts about insulin syringes?

Some interesting facts about insulin syringes are as follows:

  1. Insulin syringes are specifically designed for administering insulin to diabetes patients.
  2. These syringes are available in different sizes, ranging from 0.3 ml, 0.5 ml & 1 ml.
  3. They have an extra fine needle available in 29, 30, and 31G and a calibrated barrel to measure insulin units accurately In U-40 and U-100.
  4. Proper disposal of used insulin syringes is essential to prevent contamination and accidental needlestick injuries.
What is the needle gauge for insulin syringes?

The needle gauge for insulin syringes typically ranges from 29 to 31G. The gauge refers to the thickness or diameter of the needle. While thicker needles may deliver insulin more quickly, thinner needles might be more comfortable.

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