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Howmany days is active insulin good?

I am type 2 and take Novolin 70/30.  How long(How many days) is an active vial good?  I don't keepit refrigerated.
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231441 tn?1333896366
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Hi,

if it is kept at regular room temperature (not in the sun though), then it should be good for a month.

I use novorapid (insulin aspart) as my fast acting insulin.  Although they say that it is good for 1month, I actually have used 1 vial for up to 2 months, with no obvious change in insulin requirements.  

If you notice your insulin is not working so well, then may be worth trying a new vial.

Hope this helps.
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