Humulin 70/30

Humulin 70/30

Manufacturer:

Eli Lilly

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Agencia Lei Va Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 100 IU/mL Human insulin isophane 70%, human insulin 30% (recombinant DNA origin)
Indications/Uses
Treatment of patients w/ DM who require insulin for the maintenance of glucose homeostasis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food: Administer w/in 30 min before meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Hypoglycaemia. Do not administer via IV.
Special Precautions
Transferring from another type or brand of insulin or switching from animal insulin to human insulin. Conditions which may make the early warning symptoms of hypoglycaemia less pronounced including long-duration diabetes, diabetic nerve disease or under treatment of β-blockers. Formation of Ab. Patient w/ diseases of adrenal, pituitary or thyroid glands; renal or hepatic impairment; illness or emotional distress. Observe signs & symptoms of heart failure, wt gain & oedema if therapy is in combination w/ pioglitazone, especially in patients w/ risk factors for development of cardiac heart failure. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Common: Hypoglycaemia, local allergy (redness, swelling & itching at the site of insulin inj); oedema. Rare: Systemic allergy, lipodystrophy.
Drug Interactions
Insulin requirements may be increased w/ drugs w/ hyperglycaemic activity eg, glucocorticoids, thyroid hormones, growth hormone, danazol, β2-sympathomimetics (eg, ritodrine, salbutamol, terbutaline), thiazides. Insulin requirements may be reduced w/ drugs w/ hypoglycaemic activity eg, oral hypoglycaemics, salicylates (eg, ASA), certain antidepressants (MAOIs), certain ACEIs (captopril, enalapril), angiotensin II receptor blockers, non-selective β-blocking agents & alcohol. Somatostatin analogues (octreotide, lanreotide) may both decrease or increase insulin dose requirements.
MIMS Class
Insulin Preparations
ATC Classification
A10AD01 - insulin (human) ; Belongs to the class of intermediate-acting combined with fast-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Humulin 70/30 susp for inj 100 IU/mL
Packing/Price
(cartridge) 3 mL x 5 × 1's; (KwikPen) 3 mL x 5 × 1's; (vial) 10 mL x 1's
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