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APIDRA SOLOSTAR 100 IU DISPOSABLE PEN

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Composition FOR APIDRA SOLOSTAR

insulin Glulisine(100 iu)

food interaction for APIDRA SOLOSTAR

alcohol interaction for APIDRA SOLOSTAR

pregnancy interaction for APIDRA SOLOSTAR

lactation interaction for APIDRA SOLOSTAR

medicine interaction for APIDRA SOLOSTAR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Apidra solostar 100 iu disposable pen with food.
Taking Insulin Glulisine with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Apidra solostar 100 iu disposable pen 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR APIDRA SOLOSTAR

    insulin Glulisine(100 iu)

    Uses

    Apidra solostar 100 iu disposable pen is used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes

    How it works

    Apidra solostar 100 iu disposable pen 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.

    Common side effects

    Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level), Injection site allergic reaction

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR APIDRA SOLOSTAR 100 IU DISPOSABLE PEN

    Patients taking APIDRA SOLOSTAR 100 IU DISPOSABLE PEN

    • 45%
      Once A Day
    • 20%
      Alternate Day
    • 15%
      Twice A Day
    • 10%
      Thrice A Day
    • 5%
      Thrice A week
    • 5%
      Once A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR APIDRA SOLOSTAR

    No substitutes found

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    Expert advice FOR APIDRA SOLOSTAR

    • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase the chance of severe low blood sugar. 
    • Notify your doctor if you have any signs of troubled-breathing or rashes (severe and life-threatening allergy).
       
       
       
    • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. Planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines. 
    • Low blood sugar is life-threatening. Low blood sugar may occur due to:
      • Delay or missing a scheduled meal or snacks. 
      • Exercising more than usual. 
      • Drinking a significant amount of alcohol.
      • Using too much insulin.
      • Sickness (vomiting or diarrhea).
    • The main symptoms (alarming signs) of low blood sugar are fast heartbeat, sweating, cool pale skin, feeling shaky, confusion or irritability, headache, nausea, and nightmares. Make sure that you have access to quick-acting sugar sources that treat low blood sugar. Consuming some form of quick-acting sugars immediately after the appearance of the symptoms will prevent the low blood sugar levels from worsening. 

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT APIDRA SOLOSTAR 100 IU DISPOSABLE PEN

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    89%
    Moderately effective
    11%

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    Yes
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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)