How to inject NUCALA at home

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Your healthcare provider will give you information you need to inject properly and about monitoring for any allergic reactions. Here you can find videos, instructions, and other useful information on how to use the NUCALA Pre-filled Pen for patients aged 12 and older.

Pre-filled Pen

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR NUCALA PRE-FILLED PEN USERS

  • The expected dose delivery time is up to 15 seconds. Some NUCALA Pre-filled Pen devices may take longer.1
  • Please carefully review the complete Instructions for Use (IFU) and view the video below before using the NUCALA Pre-filled Pen.

Storage Information1

  • Store in the refrigerator between 2°C and 8°C.
  • Keep in the original carton until time of use to protect from light.
  • Do not freeze. Do not shake. Keep away from heat.
  • If necessary, an unopened carton can be stored outside the refrigerator at up to 30°C for up to 7 days.
  • Safely throw away the Pre-filled Pen if it is left out of the refrigerator in the unopened carton for more than 7 days.
  • The Pre-filled Pen must be used within 8 hours after you take it out of the carton. Safely throw it away if is not used within 8 hours.
  • Safely throw away medicine that is out of date or no longer needed.
Keep NUCALA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

Warnings

  • Do not use the Pre-filled Pen more than 1 time. Throw away the Pre-filled Pen in a sharps disposal container after your injection.
  • Do not share the Pre-filled Pen with other people. You may give other people a serious infection, or you may get a serious infection from them.
  • Do not use the Pre-filled Pen if it was dropped or looks damaged.

Pre-filled Pen FAQs

What happens if the medicine looks cloudy, the expiration date has passed, or the Pre-filled Pen looks damaged?

Do not use the Pre-filled Pen. Contact GSK for more information at 0800 808 500.

Can I change (rotate) the injection site for the Pre-filled Pen?

You may change (rotate) the site (thigh, abdomen, or upper arm) or move the Pre-filled Pen as long as you have not started pressing down. When the yellow needle guard is pressed, your injection will start right away.

Why do I need to inject within 5 minutes of removing the clear needle cap?

This prevents the medicine from drying in the needle. It could affect how much medicine you get.

What happens if I remove the Pre-filled Pen before the 2nd click, the stopper has stopped moving, or the inspection window is not filled with the yellow indicator?

If this happens, you may not have received your full dose. Contact GSK for more information at 0800 808 500.

Who do I contact if I need help with my injection?

Your healthcare provider will be able to help you with any more questions you might have.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

You or your caregiver should inject a dose of NUCALA as soon as you remember. Then, continue (resume) your injection on your regular dosing schedule. If you do not notice that you have missed a dose until it is time for your next scheduled dose, then just inject the next scheduled dose as planned. If you are not sure what to do, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.

How do I store my Pre-filled Pen?

Store in the refrigerator between 2°C to 8°C. Keep in the original carton until time of use to protect from light. Do not freeze. Do not shake. Keep away from heat. If necessary, an unopened carton can be stored outside the refrigerator at up to 30°C for up to 7 days. Safely throw away the Pre-filled Pen if the unopened carton is left out of the refrigerator for more than 7 days.

Pre-filled Pens must be used within 8 hours after you take them out of the carton. Safely throw away if not used within 8 hours.

Keep NUCALA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

What if I’m going on a trip or vacation and need to take my NUCALA with me?

Store in the refrigerator between 2°C to 8°C. Keep in the original carton until time of use to protect from light. Do not freeze. Do not shake. Keep away from heat. If necessary, an unopened carton can be stored outside the refrigerator at up to 30°C for up to 7 days. Safely throw away the Pre-filled Pen if the unopened carton is left out of the refrigerator for more than 7 days.

Pre-filled Pens must be used within 8 hours after you take them out of the carton. Safely throw away if not used within 8 hours.

Keep NUCALA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

Can I reuse my Pre-filled Pen?

Do not use the Pre-filled Pen more than once. Throw away the Pre-filled Pen in a sharps disposal container after your injection.

Can I share my Pre-filled Pen?

Do not share the Pre-filled Pen with other people. You may give other people a serious infection, or you may get a serious infection from them.

What should I do if my Pre-filled Pen was dropped or looks damaged?

Do not use the Pre-filled Pen. Contact GSK at 0800 808 500.

The expiration date on my Pre-filled Pen has passed. What should I do?

Do not use the Pre-filled Pen. Contact GSK at 0800 808 500.

What should I do if a security seal on the carton is broken?

Do not use the Pre-filled Pen. Contact GSK at 0800 808 500.