Some NovoPen Echo & NovoPen 5 are faulty = Important safety information regarding NovoPen® Echo® and NovoPen® 5

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PaulaBrew DAFNE Graduate
King's College Hospital, Camberwell
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Hello,
Please will You share this information with Anyone You think ill find this info useful.
(Please go to the website-link to check Your Insulin Pen number).
Thank You ~ Kind Regards Paula.

https://www.novonordisk.com/novopenecho5/en_gb.html

Important safety information regarding NovoPen® Echo® and NovoPen® 5
Novo Nordisk A/S has detected that the insulin cartridge holder used in a small number of NovoPen® Echo® and NovoPen® 5 batches may crack or break if exposed to certain chemicals, for example certain cleaning agents. NovoPen® Echo® and NovoPen® 5 are used for insulin treatment by people with diabetes.


Replacement of cartridge holder

Novo Nordisk urges people with diabetes using a NovoPen® Echo® and/or NovoPen® 5 from one of the affected batches to replace the cartridge holder as some could be damaged. Please check your device batch number against the list of affected batches which can be found here:

Easy batch number look-up

Check if your pen is from an affected batch. All affected batch numbers consist of three letters followed by four numbers only