JuniorSTAR®

Please consult your healthcare professional if you have any questions about your health or treatment.

GETTING TO KNOW JUNIORSTAR®

  • JuniorSTAR® is a half-unit re-usable pen used to inject insulin
  • Your Diabetes Team has decided that JuniorSTAR® is appropriate for you, based on your ability to handle JuniorSTAR®. Talk with your Diabetes Team about the proper injection technique before using it
  • If you are not sure how to use JuniorSTAR® on your own, make sure you only use JuniorSTAR® when you are with someone who can help you
  • Please always refer to the instructions for use and follow them completely each time you use JuniorSTAR® to ensure that you get the right dose. If you do not follow these instructions completely, you may get too much or too little insulin, which may affect your blood glucose
  • Discuss your insulin treatment plan with your Diabetes Team

KNOWING MORE ABOUT JUNIORSTAR®

    • Always store your JuniorSTAR® pen without the needle and with the pen cap on, at a temperature between 5ºC and 30ºC with cartridge included at temperature from 5°C to 25°C.
    • Do not store your JuniorSTAR® pen in the refrigerator. The insulin does not have to be kept in the refrigerator once it has been attached to your JuniorSTAR® pen
    • Read the information leaflet provided with your insulin for instructions on how to store your insulin cartridges correctly
    • Put the pen cap back on and store it until your next injection
    • The insulin cartridge is re-usable. Your JuniorSTAR® should be stored with the insulin cartridge attached, ready for your next injection
    • Keep your JuniorSTAR® pen in a safe place
    • Never use your JuniorSTAR® pen if it is damaged or you think it might not be working properly
    • Keep your JuniorSTAR® pen out of the reach and sight of other children
    • Caution: small parts are choking hazard to children under 3 years old
    • Protect your JuniorSTAR® pen from heat, direct sunlight, cold, but also dust and dirt
    • Handle your JuniorSTAR® pen with care - avoid situations where it might be damaged
    • If you are concerned that your JuniorSTAR® pen may be damaged, contact your Diabetes Team who will provide you a new pen
    • If damaged, it is no longer safe to use it. In an emergency, you can draw up the insulin from the cartridge using a U-100 insulin syringe
    • You can clean the outside of your JuniorSTAR® pen by wiping it with a damp cloth (water only)
    • Do not soak, wash or put liquid on your JuniorSTAR® pen as this may damage it
    • Your JuniorSTAR® pen can be used for up to 2 years
    • After 2 years of using your JuniorSTAR® pen dispose it safely according to local requirements
    • Contact your Diabetes Team to get a new JuniorSTAR® pen
    • Record the date you first used your JuniorSTAR® pen on the first page of this booklet
    • Dispose of your JuniorSTAR® pen as instructed by your diabetes team

The full user guide

Detailed step by step instructions for use of the pen, storage of the pen and troubleshooting

The quick user guide

Quick step instructions for use