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Re: [IP] Coming down from high and Lispro

Michael wrote:
> >
> > <We throw away a vial after it has
> > been open for 30 days.>
> >
> > Do you do this if it's kept in the fridge?  The package insert says
> > it should be good for 28 days at room temp., and I took that to mean
> > that it's fine if it's in the fridge for longer???  I guess my
> > bottle is generally empty by the end of 30 days. 

> Ely Lilly company says all their insulins loose 1 - 2 % potency per
> month at room temperature. MUCH less if refrigerated. It doesn't
> matter if they are open or not, that does not enter into the
> deterioration, it is a question of sterility.


I always understood it was caused by the effects of temperature, hence the
reference above to "28 days at room temp." Besides which, how would
sterility change in an unopened vial?

Ted Quick
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