Humalog

Humalog

insulin lispro

Manufacturer:

Eli Lilly

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Insulin lispro (rDNA origin)
Indications/Uses
Patients w/ DM who require insulin for the maintenance of normal glucose homeostasis. Initial stabilization of DM.
Dosage/Direction for Use
SC/continuous SC infusion pump/IV Individualized dosage.
Administration
Should be taken with food: May be given shortly before meals, can be given soon after meals when necessary.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Transferring to another type or brand, changes in strength, species &/or method of manufacture of insulin. Uncorrected hypoglycemic or hyperglycemic reactions. Use of inadequate dosages or discontinuation of treatment. Presence of illness or emotional disturbances. Patients who undertake increased physical activity or change in the usual diet. Concomitant w/ pioglitazone especially in patients w/ risk factors for cardiac heart failure. Discontinue if any deterioration in cardiac symptoms occurs. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Renal & hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Hypoglycemia. Local allergy, redness, swelling & itching at inj site.
Drug Interactions
May increase insulin requirements w/ OCs, corticosteroids, thyroid replacement therapy, danazol, β2-stimulants (eg, ritodrine, salbutamol, terbutaline). May decrease insulin requirements w/ oral hypoglycemics, salicylates (eg, acetylsalicylic acid), sulpha antibiotics, certain antidepressants (MAOIs), certain ACE inhibitors (captopril & enalapril), angiotensin II receptor blockers, β-blockers, octreotide or alcohol.
MIMS Class
Insulin Preparations
ATC Classification
A10AB04 - insulin lispro ; Belongs to the class of fast-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Humalog soln for inj (KwikPen/pre-filled pen) 100 u/mL
Packing/Price
3 mL x 5 × 1's
Form
Humalog soln for inj (vial) 100 u/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
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