Apidra 100IU/ml Injection

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Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Apidra 100IU Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
1048.17
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Apidra Injection

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Uses of Apidra Injection

Apidra 100IU/ml Injection is used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Apidra Injection

Common

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Injection site allergic reaction.

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How to use Apidra Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Apidra Injection works

Apidra 100iu/ml injection is a fast-acting insulin, starts working within 10-20 minutes after injection. It works similar to insulin produced by the body. Insulin facilitates reuptake of glucose in muscle and fat cell and also block the release of glucose from the liver.

In Depth Information on Apidra Injection

Expert advice for Apidra Injection

  • Starts acting within 10-20 minutes, and lasts for up to 5 hours.
  • Take Apidra 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
  • Do not mix it with any other insulin if you're using an insulin pump.
  • Do not use if the preparation is no longer clear and colorless, or if it contains particles.
  • Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
  • Opened vials are good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials can be placed in the refrigerator.
  • Do not reuse pen needles to avoid risk of infection.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Apidra 100IU/ml Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Insulin Glulisine with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apidra 100IU/ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Apidra 100IU/ml Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Apidra 100IU/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apidra 100IU/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Apidra 100IU/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Apidra 100IU/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Frequent and regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is advised.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you have missed a dose of Insulin Glulisine, your blood sugar level may become too high (hyperglycemia). Check your blood sugar and then take the next dose accordingly.

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