In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used for the pre-filled pen presentation:
Before opening and within its shelf life, the medicinal product may be removed from the refrigerator, without being refrigerated again, for up to 3 months at or below 25°C. The product must be discarded if it has not been used after 3 months.
Once opened, the medicinal product may be stored for a maximum of 28 days at or below 25°C. The patient should write on the GONAL-f pre-filled pen the day of the first use.
Please also refer to the manufacturer’s product literature for recommended storage information at https://www.medicines.org.uk
Also contact Merck in all cases where a deviation from the recommended storage conditions has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.