Protaphane/Protaphane Penfill諾和靈N

Protaphane/Protaphane Penfill Use In Pregnancy & Lactation

insulin isophane, human

Manufacturer:

Novo Nordisk

Distributor:

Firma Chun Cheong
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DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
There are no restrictions on treatment of diabetes with insulin during pregnancy, as insulin does not pass the placental barrier.
Both hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia, which can occur in inadequately controlled diabetes therapy, increase the risk of malformations and death in utero. Intensified blood glucose control and monitoring of pregnant women with diabetes are recommended throughout pregnancy and when contemplating pregnancy.
Insulin requirements usually fall in the first trimester and increase subsequently during the second and third trimesters. After delivery, insulin requirements normally return rapidly to pre-pregnancy values.
There is no restriction on treatment with Protaphane during breast-feeding.
Insulin treatment of the nursing mother presents no risk to the baby. However, the Protaphane dosage, diet or both may need to be adjusted.
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