Insulin glulisine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food. Administer w/in 15 min before a meal or w/in 20 min after starting a meal.
Contraindications
Hypoglycaemia.
Special Precautions
Renal or hepatic impairment. Regular monitoring of blood glucose and HbA1c. Rotate Inj sites to reduce lipodystrophy . Pregnancy, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypoglycaemia, Inj site reactions, lipodystrophy, local and systemic hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Possible absence of hypoglycaemic warning symptoms with β-blockers. Decreased hypoglycaemic effect with corticosteroids, danazol, diazoxide, diuretics, glucagon, isoniazid, phenothiazine derivatives, somatropin, sympathomimetic agents, thyroid hormones, oestrogens, progestins (e.g. in oral contraceptives), protease inhibitors and atypical antipsychotics (e.g. olanzapine and clozapine). Increased hypoglycaemic effect with oral antidiabetic agents, ACE inhibitors, disopyramide, fibrates, fluoxetine, MAOIs, pentoxifylline, propoxyphene, salicylates and sulfonamide antibiotics. Decreased insulin resistance with octreotide and lanreotide. Increased risk of wt gain and peripheral oedema with pioglitazone, rosiglitazone. Decreased effect of sermorelin.
ATC Classification
A10AB06 - insulin glulisine ; Belongs to the class of fast-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
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