Side effect(s) of Insulin Aspart

Read the side effects of Insulin Aspart as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Metabolic- Low blood sugar, weight gain and low potassium level in blood.

Central Nervous System- Headache, neuropathy, seizures and sensory disturbances.

Skin- Lipodystrophy (from repeated insulin injection into same site), itching, rash and skin disorder.

Allergic Reactions- Rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue and wheezing.

Gastrointestinal- Extreme thirst, extreme hunger, dry mouth, nausea and vomiting.

EYE- Diabetic retinopathy and inflammation of nasopharynx.

Genitourinary- Urinary tract infection.

Heart- Fast or irregular heart beat.

Respiratory- Upper respiratory tract infection.

Local- Catheter occlusions, infusion-site reactions, itching at injection site, redness and swelling.

Lab tests- Elevated level of alkaline phosphatase.

Miscellaneous- Accidental injury, chest pain, absent reflexes, influenza, onychomycosis ( fungal infection of the nail) and peripheral edema.

Other Precautions : *If you will be traveling across time zones, consult your doctor concerning adjustments in your insulin schedule.
*Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
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