This medication is a fast-acting form of the hormone insulin, prescribed for diabetes mellitus.
Contraindicated in patients with low blood sugar and hypersensitivity.
SC/IV- The recommended dose range is 0.5 to 1 unit/kg/day.
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider under the skin or into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney or liver problems, nerve problems, adrenal, pituitary, or thyroid problems; diabetic ketoacidosis, electrolyte imbalance, had recent heart surgery, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Follow diet and exercise program regularly as directed by your physician.
Upper respiratory tract infection, decreased blood sugar, infection, high blood pressure, joint pain, headache, throat inflammation.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2°C-8°C).