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 Suggested guidelines for beginning dose Usual daily maintenance range is 0.5-1 unit/kg/day SC in divided doses;... View More
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus <12 years: Safety and efficacy not established >12 years: Suggested dose is 0.5-1 unit/kg/day SC; use adult dosing; usual... 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 resistanc... View More
Possible absence of hypoglycaemic warning symptoms with beta-blockers. Decreased hypoglycaemic effect with corticosteroids, danazol, diazoxide, diuretic... View More