What are VetOne VetriJec 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 VetriJec 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 VetriJec U-40 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-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.
- 1 cc syringes hold up to 40 units of insulin.
- 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 VetriJec 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 VetriJec U-40 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-40 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-40 Insulin Syringes?
- Dogs and cats may use insulin and VetriJec U-40 Insulin Syringes for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
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Q & A
I need a syringe with 1/2 unit markings, which do I buy?
The 3/10cc product of the VetriJec U-40 Insulin syringes has half unit markings. The 1/2cc and 1cc syringes of the same product do NOT contain these markings.Verified Answer
On the 3/10cc U-40 insulin syringes going to the 12 mark. My dog needs 9 units. Drawing insulin to the number nine mean I am reading it right. My vet assistant gave me different needles than before. I had U-40 going to 20 mark. Im sure this question sounds stupid but my vet is out sick and I need to know.now. Thanks?
U-40 insulin syringes are offered in different sizes depending on the manufacturer. The total capacity of the syringes, or the amount of “units” it holds may vary, but the unit markings are labeled the same. To this effect, drawing 9 units of insulin is the same, either with a U-40 syringe with 12 total unit markings, or a syringe with 20 total unit markings.Verified Answer
Are these syringes packaged in bags on 10 or is each syringe individually packaged? I prefer them in the bags of 10.?
VetriJec syringes are packed in bags of 10. Each box contains a total of 100.Verified Answer
It appears that the picture shows the u40 as being the 3/10cc low dose 29G X 1/2 Correct? If so, thats what I need. My kittie only get 1/2 a unit and the others I purchased were too big. Your help would be appreciated. Thank you Stephanie?
My question is exactly that . Of the question above . I have just received some of your U40 Insulin syringes 3/10cc 29 gauge x 1/2 ". To use for my diabetic cat . The increments seem to be much farther apart that my previous syringes . Is there a conversion from regular units on regular syringes to the 3/10cc syringes that I have now ? it seems like thee has to be . Could you please give me a table ? Thank you Paul Boppart?
Please contact your veterinarian for this information. Proper insulin administration is based on both the type of insulin and the syringes, and more information is necessary to make conversion recommendations for your cat.Verified Answer
does Vet One make a 31 G 1CC syringe??
Vet One does not manufacture 31G 1CC syringes. CarePoint Vet does produce 31G 1CC syringes, however this is only in a strength of 100U/ml. It is best to consult with your cat or dog's veterinarian on conversion of Insulin doses as the CarePoint Vet U-100 syringes carry more insulin than U-40 syringes and require careful dosing to deliver the same amount.Verified Answer