BD U-40 Pet Syringes Rx
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BD U-40 Pet Syringes Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are BD U-40 Insulin Syringes for Dogs and Cats?

  • Insulin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the pancreas to convert sugar (glucose) in the blood to energy for the body.
  • Diabetic animals are either unable to produce their own insulin or cannot use it properly. 
  • Insulin injections help treat diabetes in cats and dogs by normalizing the glucose level in the blood.
  • Insulin syringes are necessary for administering this important drug.
  • U-40 insulin is divided into 40 dosing units per milliliter.
  • U-40 insulin syringes are designed to inject U-40 insulin types, such as ProZinc and Vetsulin.

Why do cats and dogs use BD U-40 Insulin Syringes?

  • Insulin is prescribed to dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus to help lower their blood sugar.
  • Insulin is an ongoing, supportive treatment for diabetes.
  • Insulin must be injected subcutaneously, or below the skin, using a syringe or an insulin pen and pen needle.

What else should I know about BD U-40 Insulin Syringes?

  • VetRxDirect requires a prescription from a veterinarian to dispense syringes.
  • Fine point, lubricated needle for injection comfort.
  • Easy to read, wide spaced, unit markings.
  • 100 per box -- 10 packs of 10 syringes.
  • For use with U-40 insulin only.
  • 3/10 cc syringes hold up to 12 units of insulin. It may be easier to accurately dose small doses of insulin, such as one unit, with 3/10 cc syringes.
  • 1/2 cc syringes hold up to 20 units of insulin.
  • Half-unit markings make it easier to accurately draw up doses of half-units.
  • U-40 syringes and U-100 syringes are NOT the same. Looking for U-100 syringes?

What problems could my dog or cat have with BD U-40 Insulin Syringes?

  • U-40 syringes and U-100 syringes are NOT interchangeable.
  • You can only accurately select a U-40 insulin dose with a U-40 syringe.
  • It is very important that you select the correct dosing system syringe in order to not overdose or underdose insulin to your dog or cat.

How do you use BD U-40 Insulin Syringes?

  • Syringes should be used one time only.
  • Contact your local waste disposal for instructions on safely disposing of used syringes.

What is in BD U-40 Insulin Syringes?

  • Syringe barrels have half unit markings on a wide-spaced scale, making it easier to read and ensures more accurate dosing. 
  • Needles are lubricated.
  • Sold by box of 100 syringes.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • BD is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the BD U-40 Insulin Syringes?

  • Dogs and cats may use insulin and BD U-40 Insulin Syringes for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.