Let's get comfortable with the details

Before starting any new medication, you'll want to make sure you're familiar with how to take it, where to store it, and more. Beginning with picking or changing your Trulicity Day, and ending with pen disposal, you'll find a few of the highlights about taking once-weekly Trulicity here.

Before starting any new medication, you'll want to make sure you're familiar with how to take it, where to store it, and more. Beginning with picking or changing your Trulicity Day, and ending with pen disposal, you'll find a few of the highlights about taking once-weekly Trulicity here.

Choose Your Trulicity Day

Trulicity is taken just once a week. So start by picking the best day for you and mark it as your Trulicity Day. Consider choosing a day that has a recurring event you'll remember, like the day your favorite TV show is on or when your trash gets picked up. Set a weekly alarm. Put it on your cell phone. Stick a note on your refrigerator.

Do your best to stick to the same day every week. You can take Trulicity any time during this day, with or without meals.

TIP: If you need to, you can easily switch Trulicity Days, but there must be 3 days* (72 hours) between doses. If it's been fewer than 3 days since your last dose, wait until the following week to take your dose on your new Trulicity Day.

*Do not take 2 doses of Trulicity within 3 days of each other.

Talk with your doctor or call if you have questions. We're here to help.

Call 1-844-TRU-INFO (1-844-878-4636), Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 8 PM ET.

How to use your Trulicity Pen

Once-weekly Trulicity comes in an easy-to-use* pen that works with a simple click of a button. With Trulicity, you don't have to handle or even see a needle. Just click the button and the pen delivers your weekly dose.

*In a study, 94% of people said it was easy to use.

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Uncap the pen
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Place and unlock
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Press and hold

Be sure to read the full Instructions for Use for more information on how to deliver your Trulicity dose.

See how to use your Trulicity Pen in 3 simple steps

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Recommended body areas to use Trulicity

Your doctor can help you choose the areas on your body that are best to use Trulicity. Be sure to use a different spot every time and do not overuse any one. Suggested places to use Trulicity are your upper arm, abdomen, or thigh (see diagram below).

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How to store Trulicity

  • Store your Trulicity Pens in the refrigerator
  • You may store your pen at room temperature below 86°F (30°C) for up to a total of 14 days
  • Store Trulicity Pens away from light in their original carton until you are ready to use them
  • The pen has glass parts. Handle it carefully. If you drop it, do not use it and dispose of it properly. Use a new pen for your injection

Finished using your Trulicity Pen? Now what?

After injecting with your Trulicity Pen, dispose of it safely in a sharps container. A sharps container is puncture-resistant and can be closed.

Don't have a sharps container? Get a FREE one here or make your own. An empty laundry detergent bottle or coffee can will do the job just fine. Remember to keep your sharps container out of reach from children and pets. Refer to regulations in your area when your container is full and it's time to dispose of it. Visit fda.gov/safesharpsdisposal for more information or see the Instructions for Use for more details.

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If you have additional questions, call The Lilly Answers Center at 1‑844‑TRU‑INFO (1‑844‑878‑4636), Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 8 PM ET. Although we won't be able to replace the advice of your healthcare provider, we'll do our best to help you.

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Indication and Important Safety Information 
WARNING: POTENTIAL RISK OF THYROID TUMORS INCLUDING THYROID CANCER

Indication and Important Safety Information 
WARNING: POTENTIAL RISK OF THYROID TUMORS INCLUDING THYROID CANCER

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