Diabetic ketoacidosis, Diabetes mellitus
Administer within 15 minutes before a meal or immediately after a meal. Administer subcutaneously in the upper arm, thigh or abdominal wall. A subcuta... View More
Subcutaneous Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Initial: 0.2-0.4 units/kg/day SC divided q8hr or more frequently Maintenance: 0.5-1 unit/kg/day SC divided q8h... View More
Subcutaneous Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Initial: 0.2-0.4 unit/kg/day SC divided q8hr or more frequently Maintenance: 0.5-1 unit/kg/day SC divided q8... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustments may be needed.
Hypoglycaemia.Hypersensitivity to any of the components.
Mode of Action
Insulin lowers blood glucose levels. It regulates carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism by inhibiting hepatic glucose production and lipolysis, and e... View More
Pregnancy (insulin requirements tend to fall during the 1st trimester, increase during the 2nd and 3rd) and lactation. Caution with decreased insulin re... View More
Allergic reactions. Injection site reaction, lipodystrophy, pruritus, rash, lipoatrophy, hypokalaemia, blurred vision. Hypoglycaemia, insulin resistance... View More
Possible absence of hypoglycaemic warning symptoms with beta-blockers. Decreased hypoglycaemic effect with corticosteroids, danazol, diazoxide, diuretic... View More