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Novo Nordisk needle portfolio

Since providing the world’s first injection system more than 90 years ago, we have been committed to making diabetes drug delivery as simple as possible.

At Novo Nordisk, we strive to understand the everyday needs of people with diabetes with the aim of developing injection pens and needles that ease the burden and meet the diverse needs of millions of people living with the disease.

NovoFine Plus needle laying on wooden table.

NovoFine® Plus

NovoFine® Plus is designed to make injections more comfortable for you.  It is an ultra-thin, ultra-short needle that injects quickly and easily, and is suitable for people of all ages and weights:

Better flow, faster injections

  • Designed with SuperFlow technology for 31% higher flow,reducing injection time and force

Ultra-thin

  • The 32G needle (the thickness of 2 human hairs), is associated with less pain

Ultra-short

  • The 4 mm length carries less risk of injecting into the muscle

Ultra-strong

  • Unique design to reduce the risk of the needle bending and breaking

 *Compared with BD Nano 32G 4 mm pen needle 
†The G stands for gauge and is a measure of needle thickness; the higher the number, the thinner the needle

 

NovoFine® Plus highlights

NovoFine Plus needle with ordered list numbers.
  1. NovoFine®  Plus needles are thin, ultra-sharp, electro-polished and silicone coated with a tapered point to make your injection as comfortable as possible
  2. NovoFine®  Plus needles have a unique design to reduce the risk of your needle breaking
  3. Superflow technology makes your injection quick and easy as the thinner needle wall allows for a larger inner diameter, reducing the effort needed to inject your medicine
     

NovoFine® Plus needles fit all Novo Nordisk and most diabetes pens.

Curious how to use NovoFine® needles?

Novofine needle laying on table with needle-cap taken off.

NovoFine®

The NovoFine® needle portfolio is an integral part of the Novo Nordisk delivery system, along with our diabetes medicines and pens. NovoFine® comes in different lengths and widths. It is a thin, screw-on needle that is simple to use whatever your age or weight (BMI):

Comfortable

  • Ultra-thin and ultra-short to minimise pain and risk of intramuscular injection

Strong

  • Unique needle design to reduce risk of needle breakage or bending

Universal

  • 4 mm length is suitable for subcutaneous delivery in patients of all sizes or BMI 
  • The NovoFine® needles also come in 6 mm and 8 mm variants 

Fast

  • SuperFlow technology improves the flow for quick and easy injections

NovoFine® highlights

NovoFine needle with ordered list numbers.
  1. NovoFine® needles are thin, polished and coated with a tapered point to make your injection as comfortable as possible
  2. Superflow technology makes your injection quick and easy, reducing the effort needed to inject your medicine
  3. NovoFine® needles have an integrated glue tower to reduce the risk of needle breakage

NovoFine® needles fit all Novo Nordisk and most diabetes pens.

Curious how to use NovoFine® needles?

NovoTwist needle held in hand.

NovoTwist®

NovoTwist® is designed for simplicity, reliability and user-friendliness to address real patient concerns:

Preferred by patients 

  • In surveys, NovoTwist® is preferred by more than 3 out of 4 users due to its simple “just twist” technique*

Reliable

  • Audible and tactile click for correct attachment

User-friendly

  • Thinner 5 mm needles to reduce pain, bruising and anxiety

*126 people living with diabetes participated in two surveys conducted by Novo Nordisk (62 in one survey and 64 in the other); they were asked to test NovoTwist®

NovoTwist® highlights

NovoTwist needle with ordered list numbers.
  1. The unique bayonet fitting means you can fit the needle with just one twist
    • Simply twist again to remove the needle
  2. Slots into place with a click that you can hear and feel
  3. The short, thin needle doesn’t go very deep so you don’t have to worry about pain or bruising
  4. Superflow technology means you can be confident your full dose has been delivered efficiently
  5. Integrated glue tower designed to prevent breakage
  6. Comes in a 30G* 8 mm needle and a shorter 32G* 5 mm needle, which are designed to cause you less pain during injection

*The G stands for gauge and is a measure of needle thickness; the higher the number, the thinner the needle

NovoTwist® can be used with all our pen devices that fit the needle twist function.

Curious how to use NovoTwist® needles?

Hand with plastic glove holding a Novofine Autocover needle.

NovoFine® Autocover®

NovoFine® Autocover® is a simple, screw-on needle with an automatic safety shield cover that helps to make you feel more comfortable about your injections and reduces the risk of cross infection and needle injuries:

  • The needle of NovoFine® Autocover® is concealed, which may help relieve anxiety
  • The needle of NovoFine® Autocover® is encased before and immediately after injection to reduce the incidence of needlestick injuries
  • The shield of NovoFine® Autocover® locks in place automatically after use, preventing the needle from being used more than once
NovoFine Autocover needle with ordered list numbers.
  1. NovoFine® Autocover® is a simple-to-use, screw-on needle with a safety shield that covers the needle immediately before and after your injection
    • Once the needle has been used, the safety lock indicator turns red to indicate that the shield is now locked
  2. NovoFine® Autocover® needles are thin, ultra-sharp, polished and silicone coated with a tapered point to make your injection as comfortable as possible
  3. NovoFine® Autocover® needles may be used in patients of all ages and weights
  4. NovoFine® Autocover® needles are sterile and for single-use only

NovoFine® Autocover® highlights

NovoFine® Autocover® needles fit all Novo Nordisk and most diabetes pens.

Curious how to use NovoFine® Autocover® needles?

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