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is novolin the same as novolog

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Different categories: Novolin is the brand name given to all human insulins made by novo nordisk. Under this brand are specific types of Insulin such as regular, nph, and 7 ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmed Seman
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Novolog is a short acting, however Novolin (insulin) N is Intermediate acting.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Novolog is faster: The '70' portion of both is same, but the '30' portion of NovoLog has faster onset of action <15 min vs about 30 min for novolin (insulin). Otherwise, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Novalin long acting: Novalog short acting- i order them separately. The novalog covers your meals.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Both biosynthetic : Novolog and Novolin R are both meal time insulins. Novolog can injected before or immediately after meals, while Novolin R must be at least 30 minut ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Big difference: Novolin has become synonimus with nph novolin insulin, though novolin is just a brand name, you also have novolin regular Insulin or novolin-r, so you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Novolog is faster: The '70' portion of both is same, but the '30' portion of NovoLog has faster onset of action <15 min vs about 30 min for novolin (insulin). Otherwise, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Onset/duration: Novolin n (a brand of nph) is an intermediate acting insulin. It starts working after a few hrs, peaks in 6-8 hrs and lasts 12-16 hrs. Novolog is a ra ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Burress
15 years experience Internal Medicine
No Would Avoid: I would discuss this with your prescribing physician. However, Novolin Insulin and Regular Insulin have been known to precipitate in catheters possib ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Humulin (insulin) R: If you want to switch from NovoLog to humulin insulin, you would want to choose the Humulin R version (rather than the n version).

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