Humalog

Humalog

insulin lispro

Manufacturer:

Eli Lilly

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Agencia Lei Va Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Insulin lispro (recombinant DNA origin produced in E. coli)
Indications/Uses
Adult & childn w/ DM who require insulin for the maintenance of normal glucose homeostasis. Initial stabilisation of DM.
Dosage/Direction for Use
SC/continuous SC infusion pump/IV Individualised dosage.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Administer w/in 15 min before or immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Transferring to another type or brand of insulin; change in strength, brand (manufacturer), type, species, &/or method of manufacture. Conditions which may make early warning symptoms of hypoglycaemia less pronounced or different eg, long duration of diabetes, intensified insulin therapy, diabetic nerve disease or medications eg, β-blockers. Use of inadequate dosages or treatment discontinuation. Increased insulin requirements during illness or emotional disturbances. Reduced insulin requirement in patients w/ renal & hepatic impairment. Increased insulin resistance in patients w/ chronic hepatic impairment. Increased physical activity or change in diet. Reports of cardiac failure in combination w/ pioglitazone. May impair ability to drive & use machines. Pregnancy & lactation. KwikPen: Not recommended for use by the blind or visually impaired w/o help of someone trained to use the pen.
Adverse Reactions
Local allergy; redness, swelling & itching at inj site. Hypoglycaemia.
Drug Interactions
Increased insulin requirements w/ OCs, corticosteroids, thyroid replacement therapy, danazol, β2-stimulants (eg, ritodrine, salbutamol, terbutaline). Reduced insulin requirements w/ oral hypoglycaemics, salicylates (eg, acetylsalicylic acid), sulpha antibiotics, certain antidepressants (MAOIs & SSRIs), certain ACE inhibitors (captopril & enalapril), AIIAs, β-blockers, ocreotide, alcohol.
MIMS Class
Insulin Preparations
ATC Classification
A10AB04 - insulin lispro ; Belongs to the class of fast-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Humalog inj (cartridge) 100 u/mL
Packing/Price
3 mL x 5 × 1's
Form
Humalog inj (vial) 100 u/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
Form
Humalog inj (Kwikpen pre-filled pen) 100 u/mL
Packing/Price
3 mL x 5 × 1's
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