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Is this normal.... just noticed what I think is an air bubble?

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by Defiantfitzy, Nov 25, 2019.

  1. Defiantfitzy

    Defiantfitzy · Member

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    Do I stop using this Levemir insulin pen? 20191125_222828.jpeg
     
  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    It's fine. When you screw on the needle the back of the needle goes past the rubber on the penfill, making it impossible to inject the bubble.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Not a problem. You'd be throwing a lot of pens out if you tossed them because they had a bubble in them.
     
  4. satindoll

    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Please don't fret I believe what you are seeing there is a "Mixing Ball", most of the manufacturers use a tube that can contain either cloudy or clear insulin rather than have specific tubes made for each, my Novo Rapid tubes have these balls as do my Insulatard ones.
     
  5. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Nothing wrong with that. Please dont throw it out!
     
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