Insulin lispro


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food. Administer w/in 15 min before or immediately after meals.
Contraindications
Hypoglycaemia.
Special Precautions
Renal or hepatic impairment; pregnancy, lactation; transferring from other insulin. Monitor serum glucose, potassium, electrolytes, HbA1c and lipid profile. Concomitant illness esp infections.
Adverse Reactions
Hypoglycaemia; oedema; pruritus; rash; hypersensitivity reactions; lipoatropy or lipohypertrophy with SC Inj (rotate Inj site).
Drug Interactions
Effects may be increased by: oral antidiabetic agents, ACE inhibitors, disopyramide, fibrates, fluoxetine, MAOIs, propoxyphene, salicylates, somatostatin analog (e.g., octreotide), sulfonamide antibiotics. Effects may be decreased by: corticosteroids, niacin, danazol, diuretics, sympathomimetic agents, isoniazid, phenothiazine derivatives, somatropin, thyroid hormones, oral contraceptives, lithium. Signs of hypoglycaemia may be masked by β-blockers, clonidine.
ATC Classification
A10AB04 - insulin lispro ; Belongs to the class of fast-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
A10AC04 - insulin lispro ; Belongs to the class of intermediate-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
A10AD04 - insulin lispro ; Belongs to the class of intermediate-acting combined with fast-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
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