The CIMZIA Prefilled Syringe
UCB, the makers of CIMZIA, set out to design a prefilled syringe that would be easy
for people with RA to hold and comfortable for them to use.
Designed in partnership with OXO Good Grips®
with input from people living with RA
UCB looked to people with RA for ideas. When asked what products made life easier,
many patients said they preferred wide-handled tools. This input led UCB to partner
with OXO Good Grips—a company devoted to making everyday tasks easier. The
result is a prefilled syringe designed to address the needs of people living with
Unique design features of the CIMZIA prefilled syringe
The CIMZIA prefilled syringe has many features to make it comfortable for someone
with RA to use and control with either one or two hands, depending on grip strength
and control. The syringe has received the Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis
How to use the CIMZIA prefilled syringe
Injecting CIMZIA using the prefilled syringe may be easier than you might think. Do not give yourself a
CIMZIA injection unless you have been shown by your doctor or nurse, or they can train someone you know to
help you with your injections.
Read the instructions
to learn the steps you need to follow to inject CIMZIA.
instructions are also available in your CIMZIA prefilled syringe kit from the pharmacy.
What do I need to do to prepare
and give an injection of CIMZIA? Do not use the CIMZIA prefilled
- Any name other than "CIMZIA" is on the
package and prefilled syringe label
expiration date on the container has passed
- The packaging is torn or if the tamper-evident seals are missing or broken on the top and bottom of the carton when you receive it. If this is the case, contact your pharmacist
prefilled syringe is frozen or has been left in direct sunlight
- The medicine in the prefilled syringe is
not clear to pale yellow, or has large, colored particles in it
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