Q. I forgot to put the insulin back in to the refrigerator, can I still use it?
A. Unlike human insulin that is largely synthetic based, canine insulin contains a live culture which breaks down at room temperature.
Whilst a short time at room temperature is unlikely to cause problems, the insulin should ideally be kept between 2 and 8 degrees C. If in doubt, consult your Vet, although it is likely they will recommend it to be discarded and a new phial used.
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