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1. (WO2015117854) A CARTRIDGE AND NEEDLE ASSEMBLY IN COMBINATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/117854    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2015/051494
Publication Date: Fri Aug 14 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Tue Jan 27 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: A61M 5/24
Applicants: NOVO NORDISK A/S
Inventors: BENGTSSON, Henrik
SPORK, Emil Gram
Title: A CARTRIDGE AND NEEDLE ASSEMBLY IN COMBINATION
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a combined cartridge and needle assembly (10, 15) for use in a re-useable injection device The cartridge (10) containing a pharmaceutical liquid drug and the needle assembly (15) with a needle cannula (25) is permanently attached to each other to form one single unit mountable in the re-usable injection device. The needle assembly (15) is preferably also provided with a spring operated telescopic shield (20) which carries a reservoir (40) containing a cleaning solvent for cleaning at least the distal tip (27) of the needle cannula (25) between injections.