Skip to Accessibility Tools Skip to Content Skip to Footer
Stylized hand holding a syringe, about to inject Dupixent into a loved one with AD.

Dupixent Injection Tutorial

I started Dupixent in April and genuinely had no idea how I’d be giving myself injections! However, my partner has been administering my shots, which has been a huge sigh of relief for me. Transitioning to an injection every 2 weeks is a bit scary, so I put together a tutorial video to help guide others through the process – it’s actually not that painful and you get into a routine. The Dupixent website provides video tutorials on how to self-administer shots linked here if you don’t have a caretaker to assist.

How to inject Dupixent

  1. Step 1: Let the syringe sit outside of the fridge for at least 45 minutes
  2. Step 2: After washing your hands, clean the area you are going to inject with an alcohol wipe
  3. Step 3: Take the needle cap off of the syringe right before you are going to inject
  4. Step 4: Hold the syringe at a 45-degree angle, pinch a fold of skin at the site of injection, and take a deep breath
  5. Step 5: Insert the needle completely in the skin and push down the white plunger rod until it’s completely done
  6. Step 6: Remove the needle and take your thumb off the syringe and the plunger retracts
  7. Step 7: Dispose of the used needle and syringe in the sharps collector

This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The AtopicDermatitis.net team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.

Comments

Poll