Novorapid 100IU Flexpen

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Composition for Novorapid 100IU Flexpen

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Primarily used for

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₹240.0/Flexpen
3 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Novorapid Flexpen

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Uses of Novorapid Flexpen

Novorapid 100IU Flexpen is used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Novorapid Flexpen

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

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How to use Novorapid Flexpen

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 Novorapid Flexpen works

Novorapid 100iu flexpen 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 Novorapid Flexpen

Expert advice for Novorapid Flexpen

  • 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. 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Novorapid 100IU Flexpen
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Insulin aspart with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Novorapid 100IU Flexpen is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Novorapid 100IU Flexpen is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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
Novorapid 100IU Flexpen should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novorapid 100IU Flexpen may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Novorapid 100IU Flexpen should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Novorapid 100IU Flexpen 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
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet, Depo Medrol 40mg/ml Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Novorapid 100IU Flexpen

Frequently asked questions for Insulin Aspart

Q. What is insulin apart protamine?
Insulin aspart protamine is a combination of an intermediate-acting and a fast-acting form of the hormone insulin
Q. What is insulin apart 70/30?
Insulin apart 70/30 is a human insulin analogue containing 70% insulin aspart protamine crystal and 30% soluble insulin aspart. It is a blood sugar lowering agent with rapid onset and an intermediate duration of action
Q. Does novolog insulin cause weight gain?
Weight gain has been observed with insulin therapy.

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