• When the prescription is picked up from the pharmacy, check to see if the prescribed dose is written in the display window on the applicator.
  • There should also be a green band that says READY.
  • If you don't see the dose or green band, it is not ready to use. Take it back to the pharmacist to set the dose.
  • Also check to make sure that the syringe tip is the size that was ordered by the doctor.


  • Check to see if the prescribed dose is visible.
  • Look for the green READY band.
  • Don't forget to check the size of tip.
  • Take the Diastat back to the pharmacist if you are not sure if it's ready to use.