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Programs are suitable for individuals who want to buy insulin aspart without insurance, with insurance or for those who are underinsured. You can pay as little as $0 per fill.*

Manufactured by various FDA-approved generic manufacturers.

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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

Learn more about insulin aspart

What dosages is insulin aspart available in?

What dosages is insulin aspart available in?

insulin aspart is available as a Flextouch Pen, PumpCart cartridge, and vial that contain 100 units/ml.

What is insulin aspart used for?

What is insulin aspart used for?

  • insulin aspart is an insulin and is used for the following:
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
How does insulin aspart work?

How does insulin aspart work?

insulin aspart is an insulin. Insulin is a hormone that lowers glucose (sugar) levels in the blood. It helps your body absorb and store sugar from your bloodstream and stops your liver from making glucose.

How do I take insulin aspart?

How do I take insulin aspart?

  • The dose of insulin aspart will be different for each person. The dose you need will depend on your blood sugar level, your weight, how responsive you are to insulin, and if you’re administering the medication through an injection or through a continuous insulin pump. Your healthcare provider will determine the dose that works best for you.
  • Injection: insulin aspart is typically injected underneath the skin (subcutaneously) at the start of a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
  • Continuous insulin pump: Refer to the instructions from your insulin pump manufacturer.
Is it safe for me to take insulin aspart?

Is it safe for me to take insulin aspart?

insulin aspart 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 low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).

insulin aspart Common Side Effects

insulin aspart Common Side Effects

  • Common side effects of insulin aspart:
  • Common cold
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Nausea
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Runny nose
  • Flu
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
insulin aspart Serious Side Effects

insulin aspart Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with insulin aspart. 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 insulin aspart

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on insulin aspart

  • The following medications may interact with insulin aspart:
  • Drugs that Increase Hypoglycemia Risk or Increase or
  • Decrease Blood Glucose Lowering Effect: Adjustment of
  • dosage may be needed; closely monitor blood glucose.
  • Drugs that Blunt Hypoglycemia Signs and Symptoms (e.g.
  • beta-blockers, clonidine, guanethidine, and reserpine):
  • Increased frequency of glucose monitoring may be required.
Who makes insulin aspart?

Who makes insulin aspart?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is insulin aspart safe in pregnancy?

Is insulin aspart safe in pregnancy?

There are no available data with insulin aspart in pregnant women
to inform a drug-associated risk for major birth defects and
miscarriage. You and your doctor will have to decide if you should take insulin aspart while you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant.

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