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What dosages is human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection available in?

What dosages is human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection available in?

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection is available as a vial and Kwikpen that contains 100 units/ml.

What is human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection used for?

What is human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection used for?

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection is an insulin and is used to treat the following:

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
How does human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection work?

How does human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection work?

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection is a mixture of two insulins: 70% insulin NPH (intermediate-acting insulin) and 30% insulin regular (regular-acting insulin). Insulin is a natural hormone your body normally makes to lower glucose (sugar) levels in the blood. A combination of an intermediate-acting and a regular-acting insulin helps to meet your body’s insulin needs throughout the day as well as during meals.

How do I take human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection?

How do I take human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection?

  • HUMULIN 70/30 is injected underneath the skin (subcutaneously) twice per day. The number of units of insulin is different for each person. It depends on whether you are using it for type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, your weight, how well you respond to insulin, and your blood sugar levels
  • Your healthcare provider will provide you with directions on how many units of insulin to inject, how to check your own blood sugar levels, and how to make any necessary adjustments in your insulin dose
Is it safe for me to take human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection?

Is it safe for me to take human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection?

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection 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.

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection Common Side Effects

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection Common Side Effects

Common side effects of human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Reaction or redness at the site of injection
  • Allergic reactions
  • Fat deposits under the skin
  • Weight gain
  • Swelling in legs
  • Headache
human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection Serious Side Effects

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection. 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
  • Dangerously low levels of potassium
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection

The following medications may interact with human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection:

  • 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 human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection?

Who makes human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection safe in pregnancy?

Is human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injection safe in pregnancy?

human insulin isophane suspension/human insulin injectionPublished studies with HUMALOG U-200 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 U-200, talk to your healthcare provider.

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