Novo Nordisk Receives U.S. FDA Clearance for Insulin Injection Device

Novo Nordisk announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the insulin device NovoPen Echo®. This marks the first and only pen device in the U.S. with half-unit dosing and a memory function that records the dose and time passed since the last injection.

This pen is the latest insulin delivery system from Novo Nordisk, and will be available to patients for use with NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) PenFill® cartridges.

Novo Nordisk plans to make NovoPen Echo® available in the U.S. in early 2014. NovoPen Echo® has already launched in Europe, Canada, and Israel. For more information

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