Syringes and needles are essential medical supplies used in a variety of procedures, from administering medication to drawing blood. At Pharmacy Direct, we offer a wide range of cost-effective products from renowned brands, such as B&D, Terumo and Robinsons. Whether you are looking for sterile needles, general-purpose syringes, insulin pen syringes or combined needles and syringes, you can find them in our selection of medical devices at the most affordable prices.
A wide variety of syringes to meet your needs
Syringes are used in many laboratories, hospitals and other medical facilities to inject and expel liquids and suspensions. You can also use them without needles for rinsing the mouth, irrigation, etc.
Generally, these devices are made of plastic, glass, or a combination of both, and function by fitting certain connectors, tubing, and filters. They may also have metal components.
Plastic general-purpose syringes are made from polypropylene or polyethene and can be used only once. They are usually a two-part device consisting of an integral barrel and terminal fitting, along with a separate plunger.
Glass-barreled syringes offer better chemical resistance and durability because of their metal plungers and terminal fittings, making them reusable. A rubber piston is additionally attached to the end of each of these for added convenience. Needles can be either integrated into the syringe body or inserted into or screwed onto the barrel.
At Pharmacy Direct, you will find a variety of trusted brands of syringes and needles in different sizes and designs to fit your needs. Consult our pharmacists to discover the right product for you.
Choose the best syringes and needles
When buying needles and syringes, it is important to understand what characteristics you need:
- Barrels should be graduated and transparent so that the contents are clearly visible.
- A syringe's volume depends on how much medication will be injected. It may range from 1 mL up to 50 mL or more.
- A syringe-needle connection depends on the flow rate of the medication: needles can be attached by either 'Luer slip', which locks them in place by friction, or 'Luer-lock', which twists and locks them more securely.
- The diameter and length of the needle are determined by the injection type. Subcutaneous injections require a needle 25 mm long and 0.6 mm in diameter; for intravenous injections - choose 40 mm long and 0.8 mm in diameter; for intramuscular injections - 60 mm long and 0.8-1 mm in diameter.
You can buy syringes with attached needles for added convenience or purchase those with removable needles that fit multiple needle sizes for ultimate versatility. In addition, our ultra-fine insulin needles are purpose-built for delicate injections.
Why shop at Pharmacy Direct
Pharmacy Direct is Australia’s first online pharmacy, providing medication and general health products across the country for over 20 years. Our range includes more than 17,000 products from the top world-renowned brands. From vitamins and baby health care to cosmetics and household items - we offer everything you need to look and feel at your best.
In addition, you can count on our excellent customer service and great prices. Owned and operated by pharmacists, we have qualified healthcare professionals on hand to advise you. Contact us via phone or web inquiry form if you have any questions - we are always happy to help.