Dosage and Administration: Basaglar® will be supplied only in a 5-pen box of 3 ml prefilled KwikPens. Pens should be refrigerated and can be stored at room temperature for 28 days used or unused.
- 1 How long can insulin pen stay out of fridge?
- 2 What happens if you leave insulin unrefrigerated?
- 3 Can Basaglar be kept at room temperature?
- 4 Does insulin need refrigeration?
- 5 How do you store insulin without refrigeration?
- 6 How long is insulin good at room temperature?
- 7 Is it OK to inject cold insulin?
How long can insulin pen stay out of fridge?
Unopened and stored in this manner, these products maintain potency until the expiration date on the package. Insulin products contained in vials or cartridges supplied by the manufacturers (opened or unopened) may be left unrefrigerated at a temperature between 59°F and 86°F for up to 28 days and continue to work.
What happens if you leave insulin unrefrigerated?
Insulin could freeze if it was left outside in extreme cold temperature, for example if it was delivered on a cold day and stayed outside for a while, or if it was left in your car. But insulin could also freeze in your refrigerator.
Can Basaglar be kept at room temperature?
Basaglar KwikPens: Store at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). Do not refrigerate or freeze. Keep away from heat and light. Throw the pen away after 28 days, even if it still has insulin left in it.
Does insulin need refrigeration?
According to the product labels from all three U.S. insulin manufacturers, it is recommended that insulin be stored in a refrigerator at approximately 36°F to 46°F. If you are using ice, avoid freezing the insulin. Do not use insulin that has been frozen.
How do you store insulin without refrigeration?
Insulin that is not in use should be stored in the refrigerator. If refrigeration is not possible, it can be kept at room temperature [15-25 degrees C] for 28 days. The in use vial may be kept at room temperature [15-25 degrees C] for 28 days.
How long is insulin good at room temperature?
A: Yes, the standard recommendation from all the insulin manufacturers is that a vial of insulin you are using can be kept at room temperature for up to 28 days. Room temperature is defined as between 59 degrees and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
Is it OK to inject cold insulin?
Although manufacturers recommend storing your insulin in the refrigerator, injecting cold insulin can sometimes make the injection more painful. To avoid this, many providers suggest storing the bottle of insulin you are using at room temperature.