Insulatard

Insulatard

insulin isophane, human

Manufacturer:

Novo Nordisk

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Insulin human, rDNA (isophane insulin)
Dosage/Direction for Use
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Changes in insulin requirements due to medical conditions (kidney, liver, adrenal, pituitary or thyroid gland dysfunction, illness) or lifestyle modification (alcohol, exercise, diet). May affect ability to drive or operate machinery in case of hypoglycaemia. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypoglycaemia, changes at inj site (lipodystrophy), local or systemic allergic reactions (redness, swelling, itching), sweating, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, rapid heart beat, dizziness, diabetic retinopathy, swollen joints, visual disturbances, painful neuropathy (burning, tingling or electric pain).
Drug Interactions
Oral antidiabetics, MAOIs, β-blockers, ACE inhibitors, acetylsalicylic acid, anabolic steroids, sulphonamides, OCs, thiazides, glucorticoids, thyroid hormone therapy, sympathomimetics, growth hormone, danazol, octreotide, lanreotide. May develop heart failure w/ thiazolidinediones.
ATC Classification
A10AC01 - insulin (human) ; Belongs to the class of intermediate-acting insulins and analogues. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Insulatard inj 100 IU/mL
Packing/Price
10 mL x 1's
Form
Insulatard penfill 100 IU/mL
Packing/Price
3 mL x 5 × 1's
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