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Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection

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Composition for Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection

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Alcohol
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We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Apidra Solostar Injection

Uses of Apidra Solostar Injection

Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection is used in the treatment of diabetes.

Apidra Solostar Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Apidra Solostar are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Skin thickening or pits at the injection site (Lipodystrophy), Injection site allergic reaction, Itching, Rash.

How to use Apidra Solostar Injection

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

How Apidra Solostar Injection works

Apidra Solostar 300 IU/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 Solostar Injection

Expert advice for Apidra Solostar Injection

  • Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection.
  • Take Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
  • Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
  • Injection below the skin of the abdomen results in faster absorption than other injection sites.
  • Opened vials/cartridge are good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials must be placed in the refrigerator  (2°C–8°C).
  • Do not use if the preparation is no longer clear and colourless, or if it contains particles.
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Apidra Solostar Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Apidra Solostar Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Insulin Glulisine with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apidra Solostar 300 IU/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.
Lactation
SAFE
Apidra Solostar 300 IU/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.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequent and regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is advised.

What if you miss a dose of Apidra Solostar Injection?uses

If you have missed a dose of Apidra Solostar 300 IU/ml Injection, your blood sugar level may become too high (hyperglycemia). Check your blood sugar and then take the next dose accordingly.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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Taking Apidra Solostar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Apidra Solostar with Citalopram
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Apidra Solostar with Collagen Peptide
SERIOUS
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Apidra Solostar with Loteprednol etabonate
SERIOUS
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Apidra Solostar with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
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Apidra Solostar with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Apidra Solostar with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Apidra Solostar with Tibolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tibolone: Tibomax, Sibolone, Maxtib, Livial
Apidra Solostar with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Apidra Solostar with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Apidra Solostar with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Apidra Solostar with Triamterene
SERIOUS
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Apidra Solostar with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Apidra Solostar with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Presticort-T, Cortina, Trilon, Stancort, Oraways, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
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SERIOUS
Apidra Solostar with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
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