Taking NovoLog® Mix 70/30


Taking NovoLog® Mix 70/30

Your doctor will decide how much NovoLog® Mix 70/30 you should take and when to take it. Keep in mind that your insulin needs may change from day to day, so your doctor may need to make some adjustments to your dosage. NovoLog® Mix 70/30 is typically taken twice a day; however, some adults take NovoLog® Mix 70/30 just once a day.

How to use NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen®

Watch this video to see step-by-step instructions for dosing with NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen®.

NovoLog® Mix 70/30 vial
NovoLog® Mix 70/30 also comes in a vial

NovoLog® Mix 70/30 is also available in a 10-mL vial. Syringes are sold separately and may need a prescription from your doctor.

Read the Instructions for Use before you start using your NovoLog® Mix 70/30 10-mL vial. Before starting, gather all of the supplies that you will need to use for preparing and giving your insulin injection.

 

Storage instructions for NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® and vial
 

10-mL
vial

3-mL NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen®
Not in use (unopened)
Room temperature:
below 86°F
28 days 14 days
Not in use
(unopened) Refrigerated: 36°F–46°F
Until expiration date Until expiration date
In use (opened)
Room temperature:
below 86°F
28 days
(can be kept refrigerated or at room temperature)
14 days (do not refrigerate)


NovoLog® Mix 70/30 storage do’s and don’ts
Not in use (unopened) NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® storage

Do store unused NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® in a refrigerator between 36° to 46°F (2° and 8°C) until the expiration date, or store at room temperature below 86°F for 14 days.

Do keep unused NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® in the carton to stay clean and protected from light.

Don't store NovoLog® Mix 70/30 in the freezer or directly adjacent to the refrigerator cooling element.

Don't freeze NovoLog® Mix 70/30 or use NovoLog® Mix 70/30 if it has been frozen.

Not in use (unopened) vial storage

Do store unused vials in a refrigerator between 36° to 46°F (2° and 8°C) until the expiration date, or store at room temperature below 86°F for 28 days.

Do keep unused vials in the carton so they will stay clean and protected from light.

Don't store NovoLog® Mix 70/30 in the freezer or directly adjacent to the refrigerator cooling element.

Don't freeze NovoLog® Mix 70/30 or use NovoLog® Mix 70/30 if it has been frozen.

In-use (opened) NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® storage

Do keep NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® at room temperatures below 86°F (30°C) for up to 14 days once it is punctured.

Don't store in-use NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® in the refrigerator.

In-use (opened) vial storage

Do keep vials at temperatures below 86°F (30°C) for up to 28 days after initial use. Opened vials may be refrigerated.

Don't draw NovoLog® Mix 70/30 into a syringe and store for later use.

Needles and syringes

Do always remove the needle after each injection and store NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® without a needle attached.

Do always use a new needle or syringe for each injection to prevent contamination.

Do put your used NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen® and needles in an FDA-cleared sharps disposal container right away after use. Do not throw away (dispose of) loose needles and Pens in your household trash.

Don’t keep the needle on the device after the injection. This could cause contamination and/or infection, or leakage of insulin, and may interfere with accurate dosing.

Do not reuse or share your needles or syringes with other people. You may give other people a serious infection, or get a serious infection from them.