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A 36-year-old member asked:

What is novorapid (insulin aspart)?

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Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 34 years experience
NovoRapid (insulin aspart) is Novolog: Novorapid (insulin aspart) is Insulin aspart, a rapid-acting Insulin analog (this means it's been biochemically engineered to be more rapid acting than regular human insulin). Novorapid (insulin aspart) is the name used outside the usa for this product. Here in the usa, it is known as novolog.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is the alternative to insulin novorapid (insulin aspart)?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles A Bryant
Endocrinology 50 years experience
Novorapid (insulin aspart): Novorapid also known as NovoLog (insulin aspart) is a rapid acting short duration synthetic Insulin usuall taken with meals to reduce blood sugars elevations from ingesting food. Other synthetic rapid acting insulins are Insulin lispro (humalog) and Insulin glulisine (apidria).
A 42-year-old member asked:

What is the alternative to novorapid (insulin aspart)?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Carol Cheney
Endocrinology 46 years experience
3 rapid insulins: In the United States, there are 3 rapid acting insulins: NovoLog (comparable to novorapid in europe), humalog, and apidra (insulin glulisine).
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is insulin novorapid (insulin aspart) available everywhere?

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Dr. James Chu
Endocrinology 26 years experience
Many places in world: Novorapid (insulin aspart) is the brand name for Insulin aspart, a rapid-acting Insulin medication, manufactured by novo nordisk. In the United States, Insulin aspart is marketed as the brand novolog. In the uk, europe and canada, aspart is sold as novorapid (insulin aspart). There are two other very similar rapid-acting insulins: Insulin lispro (by eli lilly) and Insulin glulisine (by sanofi). All three are sold around world.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Is insulin novorapid (insulin aspart) available in india?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 34 years experience
Yes.: Novorapid (insulin aspart) Insulin has been available in india since april, 2010.
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