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Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml


Overview

Introduction

Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml is a combination of two types of insulin used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Together, they ensure rapid and consistent sugar control. It prevents long-term complications of high sugar level on your organs and blood vessels. This medicine should be used with regular exercise and a healthy diet for best results. Monitor your blood sugar regularly as it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) as a side effect.

Uses of Insuman Suspension for Injection

Insuman Suspension for Injection side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Injection site allergic reaction
  • Skin thickening or pits at the injection site (Lipodystrophy)
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Weight gain

How to use Insuman Suspension for Injection

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

How Insuman Suspension for Injection works

Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml is a combination of two insulin preparations: Insulin Isophane / NPH and Human Insulin / Soluble Insulin. Insulin Isophane / NPH has a prolonged duration of action, while human insulin / soluble insulin has a fast onset of action. Together, they ensure rapid and consistent sugar control by facilitating reuptake of sugar in muscle and fat cells and suppressing the production of sugar in the liver.

Insuman Suspension for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml. Taking Insulin regular with alcohol may reduce the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml 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
Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Insuman 25/75 Suspension for Injection 40IU/ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Take it 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
  • Injection below the skin of the abdomen results in faster absorption than other injection sites such as skin of the upper arms, thighs, or buttocks. After injection, the site of injection should not be massaged.
  • Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
  • Change to another type or brand of insulin should be done under strict medical supervision as it may require a change in dosage.
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may occur when taken along with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or on delaying/skipping a meal. Carry a sugar source with you for immediate relief.
  • Do not share your insulin device with other people, even if the needle has been changed. You may give other people a serious infection or get a serious infection from them.
  • Opened vials / cartridges stay good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials must be placed in the refrigerator  (2°C–8°C).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Insuman

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I HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES NOW I TAKE A MEDICINE FOR HUMINSULIN 30/70 DAY TIME 35 UNIT NIGHT 25 UNIT GLYCOMET SR 1 GM TWICE A DAY AND CARDACE 5 MG ECOSPIRIN AV 75/20 BUT I HAVE NO CONTROL OF SUGAR AND OTHER I GOT A GASTRIC PROBLEM HOW RECTIFIE THE PROBLEM NOW SUGAR LEVEL AFTER FOOD 256MG PLEASE DO THE NEED FUL. THANKING YOU
Dr. Rajesh Chhabra
Diabetes Specialist
You need to take proper precautions including dos n don't
Best ayuervedic drug for type2 diabetes
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
there are many good Ayurvedic medicines for type 2 diabetes, ,you can start with BGR 34, dosage will be according to your sugar level.
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Insuman?

No, it is not safe to drink alcohol while using Insuman. Drinking alcohol while using this medicine may lower your blood sugar levels and cause unexpected hypoglycemia.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Insuman?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Which is the best area to inject Insuman?

Insuman is to be injected under the skin (subcutaneously). The best areas to give Insuman are your stomach, upper thigh, upper arm or buttocks.

Q. What are the symptoms of high blood sugar?

Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, stomach pain, fruity breath odor, dry mouth and a fast heartbeat.

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References
  1. European Medicine Agency. Insulin Isophane/NPH+Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin; 2002 [revised Nov. 2013]. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Insulin Isophane/NPH/ Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Human Insulin. Gatwick, West Sussex: Novo Nordisk Limited; 2002 [revised Mar. 2018]. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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