NEEDLE FREE INJECTION
The INJEX jet injector is an alternative to needle syringes and offers a nearly painless, safe and cost effective INJEXION in a broad range of applications.
|The INJEXION is an injection without a needle|
The concept of needle-free injection (= INJEXION) eliminates widespread fear of injection-related pain among patients and at the same time eliminates the risks of transmitting infectious diseases like Hepatitis and HIV by contaminated needle stick accidents. In the US, about one million needle injuries are reported every year associated with considerable expenditures for replacing and treating infected persons.
Previous attempts at making needle-free jet injectors acceptable to the public failed due to high cost, awkward design and difficulty of use.
INJEX has overcome these issues successfully and significantly facilitates frequent administration of subcutaneous injections. This new-generation jet injector offers a safe and nearly painless mode of application, thus considerably enhancing compliance of chronic patients. By adopting these innovative technique, health care professionals can completely change the present concept of drug injection.
|History of Jet Injection|
|1853||First needle-syringe designed by Charles G. Pravaz, France, and Alexander Wood, USA|
|1866||Needle-free technique developed as “Aquapuncture” by Béclard, France|
|1936||First jet device patented to M. Lockhart, New Jersey|
|1940||Development of multiple dose jet guns|
|1947 – 1965||Introduction of jet injection into clinical use (ca. 2,2 Mil. injections reported)|
|1975 – 1995||Development of first “user-friendly” needle-free injectors|
|1999||Development of the INJEX-System|
Production of INJEX
|The INJEX was developed and made available to the European market by RÖSCH AG Medizintechnik i.G..|
Several patents have been issued for the INJEX-system. INJEX has market clearance from the FDA in the USA and received European CE-approval (CE 0482) for pharmaceuticals suitable for subcutaneous jet-injection.
How does INJEX work?
Jet injection propels a fine stream of liquid medication under high pressure through a small orifice through the skin. All without a needle. INJEX is a spring-loaded needle-less hypodermic injection system.
A Reset Box will cock the integrated spring before each use. Sterile adapters enable the transfer of the desired medication from its vial into the disposable ampule for injection. A reusable transporter is available to draw up liquid drugs from cartridges (e.g.LA). Once the required amount of medication has been transferred into the ampule, it is attached to the injector.
A reusable transporter is available to draw up liquid drugs from cartridges (e.g. Local anaesthetic). Once the required amount of medication has been transferred into the ampule, it is attached to the injector. The injector is placed perpendicular to the desinfected injection site
The INJEXION is released by pressing the trigger. The high velocity jet stream pierces the skin and the drug disperses into the subcutaneous adipose tissue.The injection is accomplished, the ampule is removed and discarded without special handling procedures associated with high disposal costs.
| Vitually painless and needle-free|
Convenient for delivering variable doses
Eliminates accidental needle sticks
Reduces disposal costs
User friendly and extremely compact
Easy to operate and long-lasting
The INJEX starter-kit consists of the following components:
|||Reusable, pen-sized stainless steel Jet Injector|
|||Compact Reset Box acting as carrying case and reset unit|
|||Sterile, single-use Disposable Ampules for injection|
|||Sterile Vial Adapter for transfer of drugs into the Disposable Ampule|
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