Accu-Chek Compact Strips (Test strips - non Rx)

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Accu-Chek Compact Strips are used for testing glucose levels in whole blood. They provide a convenient and easy way to monitor blood sugar levels for individuals with diabetes. They come in preloaded drums, eliminating the need for manual strip handling. They offer features such as auto calibration and multiple testing sites, including fingertip, palm, and forearm.

The Accu-Chek Compact Strips are specifically designed for use with the mentioned meters and are not interchangeable with other Accu-Chek test strips. The compact design means you can easily slip them into a bag or pocket for quick access wherever you are. Whether you are traveling, at work, or simply out running errands, having a reliable glucose monitoring system that fits seamlessly into your daily routine can make managing diabetes feel much less burdensome.

Use and Dosage

To insert a new test strip drum into the Accu-Chek Compact Plus meter, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the meter is turned off.
  2. Open the drum door by sliding it down.
  3. Insert the new drum with the black side facing up, white side facing down, and the 3 black lines on the drum aligned with the 3 black dots inside the meter.
  4. Close the drum door until you hear a click.
  5. The meter is now ready for testing.

Store the test strips in their original container, tightly closed. Keep the container in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. Do not expose the test strips to excessive humidity or moisture. Avoid bending or damaging the test strips. Do not transfer the test strips to other containers or mix them with different types of test strips.

Forms and Strength

Accu-Chek Compact Strips (Test strips - non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:

Accu-Chek Compact Strips: Test strips

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  • Store the test strips in a cool, dry place according to the manufacturer's instructions. Exposure to extreme temperatures or moisture can affect the accuracy of the test results.
  • Always check the expiration date on the test strip packaging before use. Expired test strips may not provide accurate results.
  • Ensure that your hands are clean and dry before handling the test strips. Contaminants such as dirt, lotion, or food particles can interfere with accurate readings.
  • Test strips are designed for single-use only. Reusing a test strip can lead to inaccurate results and potential contamination.
  • Some blood glucose meters require calibration with control solution or coding. Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer for proper calibration to ensure accurate readings.
  • Read and follow the instructions provided with the test strips and blood glucose meter carefully. Improper use may lead to inaccurate readings.
  • If you have any concerns or questions about using Accu-Chek Compact Strips or managing your diabetes, consult with a healthcare professional for guidance and support.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How long can I use the test strips after opening the drum?

Once you have opened a new test strip drum, you can use the test strips within 3 months. Check the expiration date printed on the drum label and discard any expired test strips.

Can I use expired test strips with the Accu-Chek Compact Plus meter?

No, it is not recommended to use expired test strips with the Accu-Chek Compact Plus meter. Expired test strips may provide inaccurate results, which can affect your diabetes management. Always check the expiration date and use only unexpired test strips.

How do I properly store the Accu-Chek Compact test strips?

To ensure the accuracy and reliability of the Accu-Chek Compact test strips, store them properly.


It's important to purchase Accu-Chek Compact Strips from verified Canadian pharmacy.

Additional information

Generic name:

Test strips – non Rx


Test Strips



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