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RE: [IP] keep it cold?



I was on Lantus for about 1 year, i found it best to keep it in the refrig.

jimb









At 05:22 PM 8/8/03 -0500, you wrote:
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>Does Lantus have a tendency to lose its potency quickly, possibly even
>before the 28 days?
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>Margo
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: email @ redacted
>[mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of jim b
>Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 4:12 PM
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] keep it cold?
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>RoseLea, i think you might be confusing it with Lantus, it is only good for
>28 days after
>opened no matter what.
>
>But in reality, no one thats pumping will have a bottle last very long, so
>there really is no
>issue.
>
>Oh yeh Jan, you seem to be a little behind on syringe techecnology, they
>are now single
>use.........  RTFM.......
>
>jimb
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>At 12:56 PM 8/8/03 -0400, you wrote:
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>>At 06:54 AM 8/8/03, jim b <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>>'ve been thru this with my CDE more than once to be sure. An opened bottle
>>>of Humalog is
>>>good out of the refrig for about 60 days. Unopened and in the refrig until
>>>its expiration.
>>
>>Hmmm Lilly has told me it's only good for 28 days after opening.   And
>>while it doesn't have to be kept refrigerated for that time period, extreme
>>heat or cold should be avoided.
>>
>>RoseLea
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