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DebEsco 05-23-2019 05:04 AM

Vetsulin bubbles?
 
Does anyone else use Vetsulin? Instructions from manufacturer say to shake it to activate the crystals, then wait til foam disappears. I do, but get tons of fizzy little bubbles in it which I am sure lowers the overall dose my little guy is getting. In a bigger dog might not make a huge difference but Romeo gets 1.5 units so bubbles take a lot. Iíve tried flicking. Ive tried hitting the syringe with a pen. Iíve tried pulling insulin up and down, etc. and bubbles stick to plunger as well, donít know if thatís a flaw in the syringe? Help!

Raysaint 05-23-2019 05:23 AM

Re: Vetsulin bubbles?
 
The instructions for Caninsulin, the Canadian version, says to turn the vial upside down and back a few times. This gets the bottom crystals mixed into the solution.
Accomplishes the same thing as shaking but with less foam.

DebEsco 05-24-2019 04:13 AM

Re: Vetsulin bubbles?
 
Ok thanks. Iíll try that.


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