Autoinjector guards against needlesticks
Medical practitioners and consumers alike have both long complained about medical device packaging that doesn’t adequately protect the user as the package is opened. To enhance user safety, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA, provides a simpler and secure way to administer medications—the Aranesp prefiilled SureClick™ autoinjector. It is a combination product where the device and drug are delivered as one unit. The autoinjector’s features help to minimize potential needlestick injuries for healthcare providers and patients. The device has been introduced in France.