Novorapid 100IU Injection

Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Novorapid 100IU Injection

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Primarily used for

10 ml in 1 vial

Substitutes for Novorapid Injection

Novorapid 100IU Flexpen
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Medicine Overview of Novorapid Injection


Uses of Novorapid Injection

Novorapid 100IU Injection is used in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Novorapid Injection


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


How to use Novorapid Injection

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

How Novorapid Injection works

Novorapid 100iu 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 Novorapid Injection

Expert advice for Novorapid Injection

  • 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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Special precautions for Novorapid 100IU Injection
Taking Insulin aspart with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Novorapid 100IU Injection 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.
Novorapid 100IU 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.
Novorapid 100IU Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
Novorapid 100IU Injection is safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. No dose adjustment of Novorapid 100IU Injection is recommended.
Novorapid 100IU Injection is safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. No dose adjustment of Novorapid 100IU Injection is recommended.
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 Injection

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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