How to Store Your Medication

Here's a brief overview of the guidelines for storing and disposing of compounded semaglutide medication.

Put your vial of semaglutide in the refrigerator immediately.

Keep your medication between 35°F to 46°F (2°C - 8°C), or else it won’t be fully effective or may expire. If you are traveling, compounded semaglutide vials have demonstrated stability for up to 7 days at temperatures up to 104°F (40°C).

If your vials were left out longer than 4 days after delivery, please contact our team at

Dispose of your needles and syringes in a sharps container.

If needed, you can get a safe sharps container at your local pharmacy or online. Label your container, and keep it out of reach of children and pets. Please ensure safe disposal of the sharps and sharps container.

How long will your medication last after opening?

Once you puncture your medication with a needle, properly discard any unused medication left in the vial after 28 days, or on the Beyond Use Date, whichever occurs first.

Tip: Write down the date you opened the vial on the side!

Need to discard the leftover medication or supplies? 

Read about proper medication disposal in this guide from the FDA, watch this video, or contact your Sunrise affiliated doctor and. Do not flush or pour the unused medication down the sink!

Need to dispose of needles? Contact your doctor to learn about the laws in your state for disposal, or read this guide from the FDA.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and pets. 

We recommend storing the vial in a secure container in your refrigerator if possible.

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