Insulin Aspart; Insulin Aspart Protamine injection
What is this medicine?
INSULIN ASPART; INSULIN ASPART PROTAMINE is a human-made form of insulin. This drug lowers the amount of sugar in your blood. This medicine is a mixture of a rapid-acting insulin and a longer-acting insulin. It starts working 10 to 20 minutes after injection and continues to work for as long as 12 to 24 hours. Insulin aspart for Sale
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): NovoLog Mix 70/30
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? Insulin aspart for Sale
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- episodes of low blood sugar
- eye disease, vision problems
- kidney disease
- liver disease
- an unusual or allergic reaction to insulin, metacresol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for injection under the skin. Use exactly as directed. It is important to follow the directions given to you by your health care professional or doctor. You should inject this medicine within 15 minutes of starting your meal. You will be taught how to use this medicine and how to adjust doses for activities and illness. Do not use more insulin than prescribed. Do not use more or less often than prescribed.
Always check the appearance of your insulin before using it. This medicine should be white and cloudy. Do not use if it is not uniformly cloudy after mixing. To mix this medicine, roll the vial gently 10 times in your hands. Make sure to perform the mixing procedures before each injection. Do not mix this medicine with any other insulin or diluent. If you use a pen, be sure to take off the outer needle cover before using the dose. It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
It is important not to miss a dose. Your health care professional or doctor should discuss a plan for missed doses with you. If you do miss a dose, follow their plan. Do not take double doses.
What may interact with this medicine?
- other medicines for diabetes
Many medications may cause changes in blood sugar, these include:
- alcohol containing beverages
- antiviral medicines for HIV or AIDS
- aspirin and aspirin-like drugs
- certain medicines for blood pressure, heart disease, irregular heart beat
- female hormones, such as estrogens or progestins, birth control pills