Glysolin N

Glysolin N

insulin isophane, human

Manufacturer:

Wockhardt

Distributor:

Cathay YSS

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Isophane insulin, human (rDNA origin)
Indications/Uses
Type 1 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes who are not adequately controlled by diet &/or oral hypoglycemic agents. Initial stabilization of diabetes in patients w/ diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar non-ketotic syndrome & during period of stress eg, severe infections & major surgery in diabetic patients. Gestational diabetes.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Individualized dosage. Type 1 diabetes Maintenance: 0.5-1 IU/kg. Type 2 diabetes Approx 0.3-0.6 IU/kg/day. Administer SC in the abdominal wall, thigh, gluteal region or the deltoid region.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Inj should be followed w/in 30 min by a meal/snack containing carbohydrates.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Renal impairment. Switching to different type of insulin. Periodic measurement of glycosylated Hb for monitoring of long-term glycemic control. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypoglycemia; edema; lipoatrophy & lipodystrophy; acute & chronic insulin resistance.
Drug Interactions
Insulin requirements may be increased w/ hyperglycemic activity eg, corticosteroids, INH, certain lipid lowering drugs (eg, niacin), estrogens, OCs, phenothiazines & thyroid replacement therapy & may be decreased w/ hypoglycemic activity eg, oral hypoglycemic agents, salicylates, sulfa antibiotics, certain antidepressants (MAOIs, certain ACE inhibitors, β-adrenergic blockers, inhibitors of pancreatic function (eg, ocreotide) & alcohol. β-adrenergic blockers may mask the symptoms of hypoglycemia.
ATC Classification
A10AC01 - insulin (human) ; Belongs to the class of intermediate-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Glysolin N 100 IU/mL susp for inj
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's (P609.84/vial)
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