Insulin glulisine is a rapid-acting insulin analogue that differs from human insulin in that the amino acid asparagine at position B3 is replaced by lysine and the lysine in position B29 is replaced by glutamic acid. It was developed by Sanofi-Aventis and is sale under the trade name Apidra. Insulin glulisine for sale
Indications and Usage for Apidra Insulin glulisine for sale
Prescription Apidra is a fast (rapid) acting insulin use for adults and children with diabetes mellitus to control high blood sugar. It is not known if APIDRA is safe or effective in children less than 4 years of age with type 1 diabetes or in children with type 2 diabetes.
So,when use as a mealtime insulin, Apidra should be given within 15 minutes before or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
Apidra may be infuse subcutaneously by external insulin infusion pumps.
Important Safety Information
Do not use Apidra if you have low blood sugar reaction or if you are allergic to insulin glulisine or any of the ingredients in Apidra. Insulin glulisine for sale
Do not share needles, insulin pens or syringes with others even if the needle is change. Do NOT reuse needles. You may give other people a serious infection or get a serious infection from them.
Change (rotate) your injection sites within the area you chose with each dose to reduce your risk of getting lipodystrophy (pit or thick skin) and localiz cutaneous amyloidosis (skin with lumps) at the injection sites. Do not use the same spot for each injection or inject where the skin is pit, thick, lumpy, tender, bruised, scaly, hard, scar or damage.
Before starting Apidra, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you have liver or kidney problems, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed.
- Shortness of breath
- Sudden weight gain
- Swelling of your ankles or feet
Tell your doctor about all medications you take, including OTC medicines, vitamins, supplements, and also herbal supplements.
When use a mealtime insulin, Apidra should be take within 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes .
Test your blood sugar levels as directed by your doctor when using Apidra. Do not change your dose or type of insulin without talking to your doctor. Any change of insulin should be cautiously and only under medical supervision.
Check your insulin label to verify that you have the correct insulin before each injection. Use Apidra only if the solution is clear and colorless with no particles visible.
While using Apidra, do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Apidra affects you. Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that contain alcohol.
Apidra may cause serious side effects that can lead to death, including:
- Serious allergic reactions.
- Get medical help right away if you have: a rash over your whole body, shortness of breath, trouble breathing.
- Low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia). Your doctor should monitor you for low blood potassium levels.
- Heart failure. Your doctor should monitor you closely while you are taking TZDs with Apidra.
Get emergency medical help if you have:
- Trouble breathing, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, sweating, extreme drowsiness, dizziness, confusion.