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Humalog 100IU/ml Solution for Injection

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Insulin Lispro (100Iu)
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3 ml in 1 cartridge

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INTRODUCTION

Humalog 100IU/ml Solution for Injection is used to improve blood sugar control in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. It’s a fast-acting type of insulin that helps to lower blood sugar levels after meals and reduce the chances of developing serious complications of diabetes.

Humalog 100IU/ml Solution for Injection 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 the medication 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 effect of this medicine include hypoglycemia, allergic reactions, injection site reactions, lipodystrophy, itching, and rash. To prevent this, it is important to always inject only the correct dose of medicine, monitor your blood sugar levels regularly, and have regular meals. Drinking excessive alcohol can also lead to a fall in your blood sugar levels. Other side effects include allergy at the injection site like redness, swelling, or hard lumps (lipodystrophy). Some people can also gain weight while taking insulin.

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 also consult their doctor as the dose may need to be changed.


USES OF HUMALOG SOLUTION FOR INJECTION

  • Diabetes mellitus (Type 1 & Type 2)

BENEFITS OF HUMALOG SOLUTION FOR INJECTION

In Diabetes mellitus (Type 1 & Type 2)

Humalog 100IU/ml Solution for Injection is a modern, rapid-acting form of insulin that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It replaces the insulin that is normally produced in the body. This helps the glucose get into your cells so your body can use it for energy. It begins to lower your blood glucose level within 10-20 minutes of injecting it and the effect can last for 3-5 hours. You will need to learn exactly how, where, and when to inject this medicine for it to be most effective.

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 HUMALOG SOLUTION FOR INJECTION

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Humalog

  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Injection site allergic reaction
  • Lipodystrophy (skin thickening or pits at the injection site)
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction

HOW TO USE HUMALOG SOLUTION FOR INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will guide you how to use this medicine.

HOW HUMALOG SOLUTION FOR INJECTION WORKS

Humalog 100IU/ml Solution for Injection is fast-acting insulin which starts working within 10-20 minutes after injecting. It works similar to the insulin produced by the body. Insulin facilitates reuptake of glucose in muscle and fat cells and also blocks the release of glucose from the liver.

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 10 cm

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