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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about HUMALOG MIX 50/50

What is HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

What is HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 is the brand name for insulin lispro protamine and insulin lispro and is available as a subcutaneous injection.

What dosages is HUMALOG MIX 50/50 available in?

What dosages is HUMALOG MIX 50/50 available in?

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 is available as a subcutaneous injection that contains 100 units/mL (U-100), 50% insulin lispro protamine and 50% insulin lispro.

What is HUMALOG MIX 50/50 used for?

What is HUMALOG MIX 50/50 used for?

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 is an insulin and is used for the following:

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
How does HUMALOG MIX 50/50 work?

How does HUMALOG MIX 50/50 work?

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 releases a hormone called insulin into the body to lower glucose (sugar) levels in the blood.

How do I take HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

How do I take HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

  • Inject HUMALOG MIX 50/50 subcutaneously (within 15 minutes before a meal) in abdominal wall, thigh, upper arm, or buttocks and rotate injection sites to reduce the risk of lipodystrophy and localized cutaneous amyloidosis
  • Individualize and adjust dosage based on metabolic needs, blood glucose monitoring results and glycemic control goal
Is it safe for me to take HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

Is it safe for me to take HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 Common Side Effects

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 Common Side Effects

Common side effects of HUMALOG MIX 50/50:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Injection site reaction (e.g., redness, swelling, itching)
  • Changes in skin shape at the site of the injection
  • Weight gain
  • Swelling in the hands and feet
  • Itching
  • Rash
HUMALOG MIX 50/50 Serious Side Effects

HUMALOG MIX 50/50 Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with HUMALOG MIX 50/50. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Severe hypoglycemia (dangerously low blood sugar): if not treated, severe hypoglycemia can lead to unconsciousness, seizures, and even death
  • Severe allergic reactions: rash, hives, swelling of face, tongue, and throat, difficulty breathing
  • Dangerously low levels of potassium: if not treated, it can lead to difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, and even death
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on HUMALOG MIX 50/50

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on HUMALOG MIX 50/50

The following medications may interact with HUMALOG MIX 50/50:

  • Drugs that may increase the risk of hypoglycemia: antidiabetic agents, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blocking agents disopyramide, fibrates, fluoxetine, monoamine oxidase inhibitors pentoxifylline, pramlintide, salicylates, somatostatin analog (e.g. octreotide), and sulfonamide antibiotics
  • Drugs that may decrease the blood glucose lowering effect: atypical antipsychotics, corticosteroids, danazol, diuretics estrogens, glucagon, isoniazid, niacin, oral contraceptives
  • phenothiazines, progestogens (e.g., in oral contraceptives) protease inhibitors, somatropin, sympathomimetic agents (e.g. albuterol, epinephrine, terbutaline), and thyroid hormones
  • Drugs that may increase or decrease the blood glucose lowering effect: alcohol, beta-blockers, clonidine, lithium salts, and pentamidine
  • Drugs that may blunt the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia: beta-blockers, clonidine, guanethidine, and reserpine
Who makes HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

Who makes HUMALOG MIX 50/50?

Eli Lilly & Company

Is HUMALOG MIX 50/50 safe in pregnancy?

Is HUMALOG MIX 50/50 safe in pregnancy?

Published studies with HUMALOG MIX 50/50 used during pregnancy have not reported an association between insulin lispro and the induction of major birth defects, miscarriage, or adverse maternal or fetal outcomes. If you become pregnant while receiving HUMALOG MIX 50/50, talk to your healthcare provider.


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