What are VetOne VetriJec U-100 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-100 insulin is divided into 100 dosing units per milliliter.
- U-100 insulin syringes are designed to inject U-100 insulin types, such as Basaglar, Humalog, Humulin, Lantus, Levemir, NovoLog, and Novolin.
Why do cats and dogs use VetriJec U-100 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 VetriJec U-100 Insulin Syringes?
- VetRxDirect requires a prescription from a veterinarian to dispense syringes.
- Easy to read, permanent dosage markings for dosing accuracy.
- Lubricated needles for injection comfort.
- For use with U-100 insulin only.
- 3/10 cc syringes hold up to 30 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 50 units of insulin.
- 1 cc syringes hold up to 100 units of insulin.
- 31 gauge needles have a smaller circumference than 29 gauge needles.
- 5/16 inch needles are shorter than 1/2 inch needles.
- U-40 syringes and U-100 syringes are NOT the same. Looking for U-40 syringes?
What problems could my dog or cat have with VetriJec U-100 Insulin Syringes?
- U-40 syringes and U-100 syringes are NOT interchangeable.
- You can only accurately select a U-100 insulin dose with a U-100 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 VetriJec U-100 Insulin Syringes?
- Syringes should be used one time only.
- Contact your local waste management or check SafeNeedleDisposal.org on how to dispose of the syringes properly.
What is in VetriJec U-100 Insulin Syringes?
- VetriJec syringes are non-toxic, pyrogen-free, and free of natural rubber latex.
- Sold by box of 100 syringes.
Will I get what I see in the picture?
- VetriJec 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 VetriJec U-100 Insulin Syringes?
- Dogs and cats may use insulin and VetriJec U-100 Insulin Syringes for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
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Q & A
I currently am using the VetOne Insulin syringe. U-100 29G 1/2" 1/2cc. I am needing to give my dog 8 1/2 units. The 3/10 cc syringe has 1/2 marks correct? Is the dosage the same as the 1/2cc if I switch??
VetriJec U-100 3/10 cc 31G syringes have ½ unit markings, however, the 3/10 cc 29G syringes do not have ½ unit markings. The 31G needles have a slightly smaller circumference than the 29G needles. The 3/10 cc syringes hold up to 30 units of insulin. The 1/2 cc syringes hold up to 50 units of insulin. You can administer the same dose of insulin using the 3/10 cc 31G syringes so long as the dose does not exceed 30 units.Verified Answer
Where on the syringe is 10.4??
VetriJec U-100 syringes have full unit markings on the 1 cc, ½ cc and 3/10 cc sizes. The closest labeled mark provided on these syringes would be 10 units. The 3/10 cc syringe features half unit markings, so the closest syringe mark provided would be 10.5 units. It is recommended that you consult with your veterinarian to confirm the most accurate syringe marking to draw up your pet’s insulin dose.Verified Answer
Are these needles removable??
The needles are not removable on the VetriJec Insulin Syringes.Verified Answer
Does this syringe start at 1/2 of 1 unit??
The VetOne U-100 Insulin Syringes are available in 3/10 cc (30 unit) and go up in increments of 0.5 units, 1/2 cc (50 unit) and go up in increments of 1 unit, and 1 cc (100 unit) and go up in increments of 2 units.Verified Answer