Pharmaceuticals companies showing increasing trend towards self-injection delivery due to needle-stick prevention and dose accuracy. Also, patients need and convenience also contributing in growing demand for self-injection delivery system market. Self injection could be pen injectors, inhalers, disposable auto injectors etc. Autoinjector is a prefilled syringe that is integrated in the system which is suitable for all liquid stable drugs. The volume of the injections usually in the range of 0.2-1.0 ml. In the case of YpsoMate, a Ypsomed AG’s product, it is pressed against the skin and automatically starts the injection. Cartridge-based pen injectors are usually used when the injection is required more than once in a week its volume need to be variable.
Some drugs are not liquid stable so they need to be served in a freeze dried state and then reconstituted with solvent prior to injection. Handling the device is very important as it may have negative effect on the product efficacy and also could put the treatment of the patient at risk. Hence it’s important to handle the device carefully and avoid any risk of mishandling.
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