Nevershare® syringes have been specifically developed for people who inject drugs.
Their 5 colours are intended to prevent accidental sharing.


1 ml syringes with attached needle (insulin syringes) or 2 ml syringes?


If the volume to be injected is lower than 1 ml, it is recommended to use a 1 ml insulin syringe:

  • The needle is fine and short, reducing vein damage
  • The dead space of these syringes (dead space is the volume of liquid remaining inside a syringe once the plunger is fully depressed) is lower, which ensures less active drug loss.

  • A 2 ml syringe has a higher dead space. Consequently, the risk of HIV transmission is higher in the case of (accidental) sharing. However, in certain circumstances, a 2 ml syringe is more suitable:



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