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  • noun A medical device designed to deliver a single dose of a particular, typically life-saving, drug.

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  • noun a hypodermic syringe to use in injecting yourself with a liquid


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  • But you must talk with your physician about the autoinjector; you need to ensure it's readily available, on hand, and replaced before its expiration date, or it might not help you when you need it the most.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: The Hidden Dangers of Bug Bites

  • With shaking hands, Annie ripped off the gray top of the autoinjector.

    The God Hater

  • She looked at the autoinjector in her hand, then to her son, then to Nicholas.

    The God Hater

  • Right now it's making a copy of the mould used for one of PA's latest inventions - the SmartJect, the world's first pre-filled, disposable autoinjector, allowing the patient to inject himself without ever having to look at, let alone touch, a needle.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The clinical study will evaluate several dose strengths of VIBEX MTX delivered with a proprietary autoinjector versus conventional needle and syringe administration by a healthcare professional.

  • First of all, on the gross margin commentary on BYDUREON, can you give us a sense what the gross margins are going to be before and after the autoinjector introduction, what does the autoinjector contribute? Home Page

  • Medical has raised £492k in an over-subscribed seed funding round to advance the development of its novel autoinjector and pre-filled syringe technology.

    East of England Business News

  • While autoinjectors are sometimes designed to work with a particular injectable product as a form of pharmaceutical branding, the typical autoinjector is designed to fit one or more standard sizes of prefilled disposable syringes.


  • Recent improvements in materials technology and device design have led to the creation of a class of autoinjectors that can be made economically in high production quantities, opening the door for the disposable autoinjector, and providing expanded opportunities for both patient and drug marketer.


  • She has been stung four times since, and was never formally diagnosed with having a venom allergy, but was immediately prescribed the autoinjector, EpiPen, a dosage of epinephrine used as emergency treatment for life-threatening allergic reactions.

    Alanat News


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