Humalog 100 Iu Disposable Pen 3 Ml
Humalog is used to reduce high blood glucose levels in people with diabetes mellitus. Humalog insulin is used to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
How does the drug work?
Humalog consists of insulin lispro which is a rapid and short-acting, artificially prepared form of human insulin. Humalog insulin acts by replacing the natural insulin thereby helping transfer glucose from the blood into the other body tissues.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of Humalog include injection site itching redness, and swelling, constipation, bone-marrow suppression, and an increase in body weight.
Important Info Stop using Humalog insulin in case of any allergic reactions. Insulin lispro injection must be administered under the skin shortly before meals or when necessary shortly after meals. Avoid insulin lispro in patients with kidney or liver problems, heart failure or other heart problems. Avoid alcohol while taking Humalog. Consult the doctor for special precautions while taking insulin lispro if the patient does not eat regular meals, or exercise a lot, or feeling weak or ill. Report the doctor immediately if experiencing any symptoms such as hypoglycemia after taking Humalog. Inform the doctor about the patient’s medication history including vitamins and herbal supplements. Avoid injecting Humalog into a vein or a muscle which may be fatal at times. Injection sites must be rotated between upper arm, abdomen, buttocks and thigh area from one injection to the next, to reduce the skin changes at the injection site. Do not dilute or mix any two preparations of insulin or insulin lispro. Do not use if Humalog is unclear and colored or if it contains particles. Read and follow the instructions provided with the insulin Humalog vial, for loading a cartridge, attaching a needle, performing a safety test and administering the insulin injection.
1. Is it safe to take alcohol with Insulin Lispro? No. Taking alcohol with Insulin Lispro may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
2. Is insulin Insulin Lispro long acting? No. Insulin lispro is a rapid and short-acting, artificially prepared form of human insulin.
3. Does insulin lispro come in a pen formulation? Yes, insulin lispro is available in a pen style formulation.
4. Is Insulin Lispro given intravenously? Yes, it can be given if necessary under medical supervision in certain conditions such as ketoacidosis, acute illnesses, or during intraoperative and postoperative periods.
5. Is Insulin Lispro solution cloudy? No. Insulin Lispro insulin should be clear. Do not use if the preparations unclear or cloudy.