Torani et Haddad pharmacy – Intermate™ pump

Torani and Haddad Sterile Preparations Pharmacy presents a guide, information and tips on administering Easypump.
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Steps to prepare yourself before the infusion:


Please preserve your syringe upon reception:

  • In the refrigerator
  • At room temperature

BD Posiflush XS syringes are kept at room temperature.

If you are having difficulty infusing your medication or have any questions, can reach our pharmacist 24 hours a day by dialing 514-526-7773 Ext #6.

You can also contact the CLSC nurse or call 811.

Before the infusion, follow the steps below

  1. Sortir l’intermate du réfrigérateur au moins 1 heure ou plus avant l’administration selon les conseils de votre pharmacien. Éviter la chaleur excessive, le gel ou encore la lumière directe.
  2. Assurez-vous que l’intermate soit bien identifié à votre nom et que le médicament et le dosage soient exacts. Vérifier que la date de péremption ne soit pas dépassée.
  3. Wash your hands as instructed by your nurse and then gather all your equipment in a clean work area.

You will need:

  1. Intermate (biberon).
  2. Alcohol swabs
  3. BD Posiflush XS saline syringes

Intermate™ pump

  2. CLAMP


  1. CLAMP
Specpharma Catheter

How do you irrigate your catheter with a saline solution like the BD Posiflush XS syringes?

To rinse your catheter, refer to your nurse's instructions.

Step 1

Clean the catheter tip with an alcohol swab for 1 minute and then let it dry. Do not blow dry.

Step 2

Unwrap your syringe from its plastic packaging. While holding the syringe pointing up, gently unscrew the cap without uncovering the tip of the syringe.

Step 3

Push the plunger slightly to release
the air bubble. Unscrew the
cap of the salt water syringe. Avoid
touch the tip of the syringe.

Step 4

Screw the syringe to your catheter tip.
catheter. Inject the solution slowly

Step 5

Clamp the clip on your catheter.
Unscrew the syringe to remove it.

If you need to flush your catheter with heparin after the saline, proceed as above.

If the Intermate does not appear to flow, check the following:

  • The Intermate is at room temperature.
  • The clamp on your catheter is in the open position.
  • The Intermate tubing is not stuck or bent in one place.

Comment brancher votre Intermate™ pump ?

Step 1

Clean the catheter tip with a
alcohol swab for 1 minute and then leave
dry. Do not blow dry.

Step 2

Check that the Intermate™ pump clamp is closed
Remove the dark blue cap at the end of the tubing
and place it on an alcohol swab. Do not touch
the end of the intermate tubing.

Step 3

Screw the intermate tubing to the tip of your
catheter without overtightening. Open the clamp on the
of the intermate as well as the clamp on your
catheter. Your medication is now in

Step 4

Your medication should flow according to the
time indicated on your label.
30 or 60 minutes) When your intermate is
completely deflated, the drug was

Step 5

When finished, close the clamp on the tubing
of the intermate as well as the clamp on your catheter.
Then disconnect the tip from the
your catheter and replace the blue cap at the end
of the intermate.

Step 6

Disinfect the catheter tip with a swab
alcohol swab for 1 minute and then leave
Proceed with the indicated rinsing.

Ce document présente des informations pratiques pour ceux qui utilisent ces médicaments. Il ne peut en aucun cas remplacer les conseils d’un professionnel de la santé. Pour des renseignements plus complets, consultez la documentation du fabricant. Vous y trouverez tous les détails sur les effets secondaires peu fréquents et les contre-indications de ce produit.

1. The information in these fact sheets is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice and counsel of your pharmacist or other health care professional. Always consult a health care professional before taking or discontinuing any medication or making any other decision. Spec-Pharma and pharmacist-owners Gabriel Torani and Habib Haddad do not assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for the availability of the drug information sheets.

2. The medications and pharmaceutical services presented in this section are offered by the owner-pharmacists Gabriel Torani and Habib Haddad.