This medication is a long-acting form of the insulin hormone, prescribed for diabetes along with proper diet and exercise program.
Adult and Child- Initial: The recommended dose is 10 IU once daily, and subsequently adjusted according to the patient's need to a total daily dose ranging from 2 to 100 IU.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin (subcutaneously).
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of thyroid, liver or kidney diseases, stress, such as fever, infection, injury, surgery, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It should not be used in children less than 6 years old.
• Patient may experience blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar levels, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Body as a whole:
• Skin: Injection site reaction, fat redistribution, itching and rash.
• Other: Low sugar.
Avoid excess dosage.
Follow proper diet, regular exercise and regular testing of blood sugar as directed by your physician.
Store it in refrigerator (2°C - 8°C), do not freeze it.
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