To administer your CUVITRU [Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human)] 20%
treatment, you’ll need vial(s) of CUVITRU and the following infusion supplies:
- Subcutaneous needle set
- Transfer device(s)
- Sterile tip caps
- Sterile clear bandage
- Sharps container
- Infusion pump
- Infusion log
This is not a complete list of all the supplies you may need. When infusing, please remember to refer to your Detailed Instructions for Administration for Patients.
Takeda does not prefer, recommend, or attest to using any specific infusion pump or other ancillary device.
The graphic below is an example of what items you can expect to receive from your specialty pharmacy. Talk to your doctor or specialty pharmacist to ensure you’re receiving the supplies necessary to achieve your intended infusion rate.
*To achieve the maximum infusion rate of 60/mL/hour/site with CUVITRU, you’ll need a 24-gauge needle.
ABCs to infuse
Here’s an overview of infusing CUVITRU. Self-infusing CUVITRU
is a 3-stage process. Do not use CUVITRU at home until you get
instructions and training from your healthcare professional.
- Check vial(s)
- Gather supplies
- Prepare syringe(s)
- Set up pump and tubing/needle(s)
- Select and clean infusion site(s)
- Insert and secure needle set
- Start infusion
- Remove needle(s)
- Record infusion
Watch the video below to
learn more about how to
- CUVITRU [Prescribing Information]. Lexington, MA: Baxalta US Inc.