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FDA advises health care professionals and patients about insulin pen packaging and dispensing.

MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; October 13, 2020.

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October 28, 2020

MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; October 13, 2020.

Insulin use errors are common despite their heightened potential for patient harm. This announcement highlights labeling and storage practices to reduce dispensing and administration errors associated with individual insulin pen use.