Back to Blood Tests and Shots Reuse Your Syringes and Lancets

In spite of Single Use labeling syringe and lancet makers put on their products, many people choose to reuse syringes and lancets. Each time you use them, however, they become a little more dull, resulting in a more painful use. Discard after they become too uncomfortable to use.

Some people report getting between five and ten uses from a syringe and somewhat less from a lancet. If cost is an issue for you, this could be a way to make your healthcare dollars work harder.

Here are some general guidelines:

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October 11, 2004

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