Instructions for use



How much to use…

  • Your starting dose is 0.5mg once a week for four weeks.

  • After four weeks and review, your dose may stay the same or increase to 1 mg once a week if you are not noticing results. 

  • You will receive 1 pen and 4 disposable needles.


When to use…

  • You should use this medicine once a week on the same day each week if possible.

  • You can give yourself the injection at any time of the day, regardless of meals.

  • To help you remember to inject this medicine once a week only, it is recommended to note the chosen weekday on the carton and to write the date on the carton every time you have injected it.

  • If necessary, you can change the day of your weekly injection as long as it has been at least 3 days since your last injection. After selecting a new dosing day, continue with once a week dosing.


How to use…

Flab Jab ® is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection). Do not inject it into a vein or muscle.

  • The best places to give the injection are the front of your thighs, the front of your waist (abdomen) or your upper arm.

  • Always use the dose counter and the dose pointer to see that 0.5 mg has been selected before injecting this medicine.

  • Before you use the pen for the first time, you will be shown how to use it.

  • Always use a new needle each time you inject.

  • If you use more than you should you may get increased side effects.


If you forget to use…

If you forgot to inject a dose and:

  • it is 5 days or less since you should have used Flab Jab ®, use it as soon as you remember. Then inject your next dose as usual on your scheduled day.

  • it is more than 5 days since you should have used Flab Jab ®, skip the missed dose. Then inject your next dose as usual on your scheduled day.

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

How to store…

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the pen label and carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.


Before opening:

Store in a refrigerator (2°C – 8°C). Do not freeze. Keep away from the cooling element. Protect from light.


During use:

  • You can keep the pen for 6 weeks when stored at a temperature below 30°C or in a refrigerator (2°C – 8°C) away from the cooling element. Do not freeze and do not use it if it has been frozen.

  • When you are not using the pen, keep the pen cap on in order to protect from light.


Do not use this medicine if you notice that the solution is not clear and colourless or almost colourless.


Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. 

Copyright 2019 

Joanna Rock

Joanne Rymell

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