Medicine Overview of Humalog Disposable Pen
Side effects of Humalog Disposable Pen
Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level), Injection site allergic reaction.
How to use Humalog Disposable Pen
Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.
How Humalog Disposable Pen works
Humalog 100iu kwikpen 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 Humalog Disposable Pen
Expert advice for Humalog Disposable Pen
- 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.
Special precautions for Humalog 100IU Kwikpen
Taking Insulin lispro with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Humalog 100IU Kwikpen is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Humalog 100IU Kwikpen is safe to use during lactation. Huma+more
n 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....
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is+more
low or high. If this happens, do not drive....
Humalog 100IU Kwikpen is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Humalog 100IU Kwikpen is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet, Depo Medrol 40mg/ml Injection
If you have missed a dose of Insulin Lispro, your blood sugar level may become too high (hyperglycemia). Check your blood sugar and then take the next dose accordingly.
Frequently asked questions for Humalog 100IU Disposable Pen
Frequently asked questions for Insulin Lispro
Yes, Humalog is available in a pen style formulation
Yes Humalog is a rapid and short-acting, artificially prepared form of human insulin
Humalog is a rapid and short-acting, artificially prepared form of human insulin. Humalog acts by replacing the normal production of insulin and by helping transfer sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is utilized to generate energy. It also stops the liver from producing more sugar. After the injection of Humalog into the subcutaneous tissue (upper layer of skin) it has a rapid onset of action (approximately 15 minutes), thus making it possible to be taken closer to a meal (within zero to 15 minutes of the meal). Humalog takes effect rapidly and has a shorter duration of activity (2 to 5 hours) when compared to soluble insulin
Yes, Humalog has an expiry date. Please read the date printed on the package for the expiry date
Unopened cartridges and unused pre-filled pens of Humalog must be stored in a refrigerator where the temperature is between 2-8°C. When the cartridge has been inserted into the injection pen, it should not be put in the refrigerator and should be kept at room temperature
There are no known effects of Humalog on weight gain
Q. What is insulin lispro/ insulin lispro protamine?
Insulin lispro is used to reduce high blood sugar (glucose) levels in people with diabetes mellitus. Insulin lispro is used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin) and type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally)
Yes, If necessary, Humalog may be administered intravenously, for example, for the control of blood glucose levels during ketoacidosis, acute illnesses, or during intraoperative and postoperative periods
Humalog solution must not be mixed with any other insulin preparation. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage, frequency, duration, or use of any concomitant medications
Humalog is artificially prepared form of human insulin
Humalog solutions should be clear. Do not use if Humalog preparations is no longer clear and colorless or if it contains particles.
User Submitted Feedback For Humalog 100IU Disposable Pen
Patients taking Humalog 100IU Kwikpen
Once A Day
Thrice A Day
Twice A Day
Thrice A week
Four Times A Day