Apidra 100IU Cartridge is normally prescribed along with a long-acting type of insulin or other diabetes medicines. Your doctor or nurse will teach you the correct way of injecting it under the skin. It should be taken 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal. Do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. It is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.
Check your blood sugar levels regularly, keep track of your results and share them with your doctor. This is very important to work out the correct dose of the medicine for you.
The most common side effects of this medicine include hypoglycemia, allergic reactions, injection site reactions, lipodystrophy, itching, rash, and upper respiratory tract infections. To prevent these, it is important to always inject the correct dose of medicine, have regular meals (do not skip), and monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
Do not use this medicine when you have low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). Tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney, liver, or heart problems before starting treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it.
USES OF APIDRA SOLUTION FOR INJECTION
BENEFITS OF APIDRA SOLUTION FOR INJECTION
Lowering blood glucose levels helps reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
SIDE EFFECTS OF APIDRA SOLUTION FOR INJECTION
Common side effects of Apidra
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
- Allergic reaction
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Lipodystrophy (skin thickening or pits at the injection site)
- Upper respiratory tract infection