How to use BAQSIMI?
Read the BAQSIMI Patient Medication Information before using.
Show your family, friends, or coworkers where you keep BAQSIMI and explain how to use it by sharing these instructions.
They need to know how to use BAQSIMI before you need it.
- Do not remove the shrink wrap or open the tube until ready to use
- Do not test the device before use, as it contains only one dose of glucagon and can only be used once
- Only use BAQSIMI in the nose
Preparing the Dose:
- Remove the shrink wrap by pulling on the red stripe
- Open the lid and remove the device from the tube
- Do not test before use
Caution: Do not press the Plunger until ready to give the dose
Keep tube sealed until ready to use.
Giving the Dose:
The dose is complete when the green line is no longer showing
Keep BAQSIMI in the shrink-wrapped tube until ready to use. If the tube has been opened, BAQSIMI may have been exposed to moisture. This could cause it to not work as expected.
Watch the following video to learn how to administer BAQSIMI or read the steps below. Share it with your family, friends or coworkers so they can administer BAQSIMI in case of emergency.Click Here to Watch Instructions for Use Video
After Giving the Dose:
Remove the tip from the nose and throw away the used device and tube.
Call for medical help right away. If the person with low blood sugar is unconscious, turn the person on their side.
Medical help should be called immediately in the event of a serious allergic reaction to BAQSIMI, such as:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swollen face, lip, tongue, or throat
Patients usually respond within 15 minutes. Encourage the person to eat as soon as they can safely swallow. Give the person a fast-acting source of sugar, like juice or regular soda. Then give the person a long-acting source of sugar, like crackers and cheese or a sandwich with meat.
Caution: Replace the used BAQSIMI right away so you will have a new BAQSIMI in case you need it.
See BAQSIMI Basics for information about storage and expiration of BAQSIMI.