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Caninsulin Cartridges (40iu/ml)
Caninsulin Cartridges (40iu/ml) are for the treatment of insulin deficiency (diabetes) in dogs and cats. It is supplied in packs of 10 x 2.7ml cartridges for use with the Caninsulin VetPen.
Caninsulin Cartridges are a prescription item and will be sent once a valid prescription is received. An additional £5.99 will be added to the order, as it is required to be delivered next day and be signed for. This item will only be dispatched Monday-Thursday.
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Caninsulin needs to be kept below 25°C to ensure its efficacy. During periods of hot weather dispatches may be temporarily delayed.
Keep out of reach of children.
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years
Shelf life after first opening of the immediate packaging: 28 days
How to Administer
Caninsulin should be administered once or twice daily. Always make sure to alternate the injection site on a daily basis to avoid irritation. Before each use, invert the vial a few times until a homogenous suspension is obtained. A 40 IU/ml insulin syringe should be used.
The cartridge should be used with VetPen. Within the package will be a leaflet with detailed instruction for use to be followed.
If the needle is removed from the skin too early, sometimes small drops of insulin may leak from the needle, this can mean an incomplete dosing. If this occurs, do not attempt to re-dose. Wait and give your pet its usual dose at the next injection.
To check the most up to date information about this product, please read its Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) on the Veterinary Medical Directorate’s (VMD) Product Information Database:
For orders over £29 postage is free. For orders under £29 we charge £2.99 for postage
For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail Second Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).
To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to Royal Mail 1st Class or a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.
Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.
Please note that if you are purchasing a mix of Light and Heavy items at the same time, these will be sent separately. The Heavy items being sent by Courier, the Light items by Royal Mail Second Class.
All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.
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