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Re: [IP] unopened, unrefrigerated Novolog?

> Hi everyone,
> I made a stupid mistake.  I took two new boxes with bottles of
> Novolog inside out of the fridge.  Why?  They were taped together,
> and I didn't want to tear up my prescription label.  I accidentally
> left the full bottle out, still in the box.  I also still have
> almost a full bottle, so it'll be awhile before I need to use the
> second one.  Question - is it safe to leave it out of the
> refrigerator for a couple of weeks before it's even opened?  I'm
> sure putting it back in once it's room temperature isn't a good
> idea.  I was raised by depression-era parents, so I hate to trash a
> whole bottle of insulin.  

At normal room temperature (72) insulin loses something like 1% of 
its potency a month. I wouldn't worry about it, put it back in the 

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