By: Patrick Totty
Eli Lilly and Company has introduced KwikPen, a pre-filled insulin pencontaining its Humalog insulin brand of insulins. The pen is the third thatLilly has introduced over the past 12 months, following in the wake of theHumaPen MEMOIR, a digital insulin pen with memory, and the HumaPen® LUXURAHD, a reusable pen for people who need insulin dosing in smaller increments.
KwikPen is now available by prescription in pharmacies. It is pre-filled withthe Humalog brand of insulins, including Humalog, Humalog Mix75/25 and HumalogMix50/50.
The company says its original Humalog and Humalog Mixtures pre-filled pensremain available and that patients using them do not need to convert to thenewer pens unless they choose to do so in consultation with a healthcareprofessional.
To learn more about insulin delivery devices for use with the Humalog brand ofinsulins, visit http://www.humalog.com.