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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
542 doctors shared insights

Novolin (Overview)

Novolin is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


Dr. Sudhir Bansal
542 doctors shared insights

Novolin (Overview)

Novolin is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Is novolin (insulin) truly animal or human?

Is novolin (insulin) truly animal or human?

Human: Meaning that it is synthetically made to be like human insulin, not that it comes from humans. Animal derived Insulin is no longer comercially available in the usa. ...Read more

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Can novolog and novolin (insulin) n be prescribed together?

Can novolog and novolin (insulin) n be prescribed together?

Novalin long acting: Novalog short acting- i order them separately. The novalog covers your meals. ...Read more

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Does anyone use novolin 70/30 insulin?

Does anyone use novolin 70/30 insulin?

Yes: Humulin and novolin (insulin) 70/30 can be used by people with diabetes who are on fixed schedules of eating and exercise who find newer Insulin analog combos too expensive. ...Read more

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Safe to switch from novolin (insulin) nph to humulin n?

Yes: You are basically switching from nph to another nph. They are just made by a different company. The onset of action and respond should be the same. ...Read more

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Is there bad side effect by using insulin injection..? Thank you..

Is there bad side effect by using insulin injection..? Thank you..

Two big ones.: Insulin use is associated with weight gain and the potential of taking too much. These are usually minor concerns for the physician but are often major concerns for the patient. Not taking Insulin when it is really necessary is probably a much larger evil. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of humulin insulin?

Side effects: Possible side effects are: low blood sugar, thickening tissue/fat at the injection site, pain at injection site, weight gain, pruritis (itchiness), rash, water/sodium retention. ...Read more

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How long after injecting novolin (insulin) 70/30 does it take to peak?

How long after injecting novolin (insulin) 70/30 does it take to peak?

Novolin (insulin) 70/30: Novolin 70/30 have both short acting regular Insulin and long acting nph insulin. Starts its action in 30 min and peaks at 2-4 hours. ...Read more

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What color is novolin insulin?

What color is novolin insulin?

Depends: Hi. Novolin is a trade name, meaning human insulin made by Novo Nordisk. It comes in Regular (R), which is clear like water, and NPH (N), which is a white suspension. So if it's anything OTHER than clear or white, there's something wrong. Novo's engineered insulins Novolog and Levemir) are greatly preferred over the old R and N varieties. Stay tightly controlled! Good luck! ...Read more

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Does anyone use novolin 70/30 insulin?

Yes: Humulin and novolin (insulin) 70/30 can be used by people with diabetes who are on fixed schedules of eating and exercise who find newer Insulin analog combos too expensive. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Insulin (Definition)

A hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of langerhans that regulates the amount of ...Read more