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Keeping your KEVZARA cool.

When you fill your prescription for KEVZARA, it's important to keep it in your refrigerator. But once it reaches room temperature, you'll have to use the pen within 14 days or throw it away.

Disposing of your KEVZARA pen safely.

Used and expired prescriptions can be dangerous if they’re not treated properly. So how should you throw away your KEVZARA pre-filled pen?

  • Put the used pen in an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container right away after use. Do not throw it away in your household trash
  • If you do not have an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container, you may use a household container that is:
    • made of a heavy-duty plastic,

    • can be closed with a tight-fitting, puncture-resistant lid, without sharps being able to come out,

    • upright and stable during use,

    • leak-resistant, and

    • properly labeled to warn of hazardous waste inside the container

  • When your sharps disposal container is almost full, you will need to follow your community guidelines for the right way to dispose of your sharps disposal container. There may be state or local laws about how you should throw away used needles and syringes. For more information about safe sharps disposal, and for specific information about sharps disposal in the state that you live in, go to the FDA’s website at fda.gov/safesharpsdisposal
  • Do not reuse the pen
  • Do not dispose of your used sharps disposal container in your household trash unless your community guidelines permit this. Do not recycle your used sharps disposal container

Important: Always keep the sharps disposal container out of the reach of children.