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Insulin Aspart Medication
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. ...Read more
A month: I assume you are using a pen. The one you are using can stay at room temperature for about a month, keep the extras in the refrigerator. ...Read more
28 days later!: I assume you are referring to NovoLog Insulin flexpen, which is a product that dispenses NovoLog Insulin when a pen needle is attached to the pen. Keep unopened pens in the frig, but once opened, the pen can be used/kept at room temperature for up to 28 days. Keep your pens away from direct sunlight, hot cars (keep Insulin in a cooler when traveling). Also, never allow your Insulin to freeze! ...Read more
3 rapid insulins: In the United States, there are 3 rapid acting insulins: NovoLog (comparable to novorapid in europe), humalog, and apidra (insulin glulisine). ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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). ...Read more
Options: This is a fast acting insulin. Other alternatives in the us are Humalog (lispro), Apidra (insulin glulisine) (glulisine) or human Insulin (regular). ...Read more
Carefull: Novolet is the first prefilled and disposable pen available meaning youvare done with it you throw it away, it implies that it filled with nph insulin. Novorapid (insulin aspart) on the other hand is a brand of fast acting Insulin that comes in cartriges that can go on the novopen which is a refillable pen (you do not toss it you change the cartrige. The first one is slow acting Insulin the second fast. Like apple. ...Read more
Please don't: Taking Insulin and sedating yourself at the same time is not advisable. If giving yourself insulin, you need to also eat. Death may not be the immediate result -- but the combination could lead to dangerous hypoglycemia. If you're looking for methods to kill yourself, you could be very depressed and need treatment. Please see your physician for evaluation instead. ...Read more
I take background insulin (humulin i) and quick acting (Novorapid (insulin aspart)). In Phase 1 I would not need to use the Novorapid (insulin aspart) but what about the Humulin i?
I assume Humulin N, and novorapid (insulin aspart). Diabetes in its natural course of the disease tends to progress and likely to use more medicine is not unusual.
Initially controlled with the intermediate acting Humulin N is no longer enough and body needs more help with meals, so rapid acting novorapid (insulin aspart) is added. It is standard to use long or intermediate acting insulin along with rapid acting insulin. ...Read more
Yes.: Novorapid (insulin aspart) Insulin has been available in india since april, 2010. ...Read more
Yes: Any injections can cause discomfort depends on the needle size, fortunately with the pen needles, this is becoming less of a problem. Ask your doctor for the 32 g size. ...Read more
Brand name: Humulin is a brand of Insulin manufactured by the lilly company. Within that name brand are different formulations of Insulin which include humalog, (insulin lispro) regular, and nph. Additionally a variety of mixed insulins are available. ...Read more
How can high sugar be controlled if in spite of medication its coming high. When should one change to insulin! Thanks?
I am type 2 DM on oral medication. Now I am preganant. Since I am on tablets instead of insulin can I continue my preganancy?
Yes: Some of the oral meds actually decrease the risk of miscarriage. Others do carry some risk and will need to be changed. There is also a chance that you will need to be put on insulin at some point in the pregnancy but you can with close monitoring have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Best of wishes. ...Read more
Is taking insulin injections only option for diabetes patients or there is also some oral medication available for this purose?
Diabetes: The vast majority of folks w/diabetes have Type ii Diabetes which is primarily from lifestyle. The body can make insulin but it cannot transport it into the cells to make ATP, which gives us energy. W/work it can be reversed. Type I diabetes comes from a malfunctioning pancreas and insulin is not being produced. It is typically diagnosed early in life while Type II develops later. Peace&health. ...Read more