food interaction for RYZODEG
alcohol interaction for RYZODEG
pregnancy interaction for RYZODEG
lactation interaction for RYZODEG
Taking Insulin aspart with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for RYZODEGInsulin Degludec(100 iu)
- Insulin degludec is used to reduce high blood sugar (glucose) levels in people with diabetes mellitus. Insulin degludec is used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin [a hormone that controls blood sugar levels]) and type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally).
How it works
- Insulin degludec is long-acting basal insulin. Insulin degludec binds (attaches) to the human insulin receptor and performs actions same as human insulin. It promotes the uptake and utilization of sugar (glucose) in the body.
Common side effects
Insulin aspart is used to treat type 1 diabetes (wherein the body because of lack of insulin production cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood) and type 2 diabetes (wherein body due to its inability to use insulin normally cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood).
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for RYZODEGNo substitutes found
Expert advice for RYZODEG
- Stop using insulin degludec if you experience any allergic reactions such as redness, swelling, rash and itching at the injection site, rash, itching or hives on the skin, wheezing or difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body
- Do not use insulin degludec if you are experiencing low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) as seen by symptoms such as cold sweat; cool pale skin, headache, rapid heartbeat, feeling sick, feeling very hungry, temporary changes in vision, drowsiness, unusual tiredness and weakness; nervousness or tremor, feeling anxious, feeling confused, difficulty in concentrating.Avoid using insulin degludec if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant; breast-feeding
- Do not take insulin degludec if you are suffering from kidney or liver problems; ever had nerve damage caused by your diabetes
- Avoid drinking alcohol while taking insulin degludec
- Take special precaution while taking insulin degludec if you do not eat regular meals, or you exercise a lot; or if you are feeling weak or ill.
- Insulin degludec preparations are meant to be injected under the layer of skin. Do not inject it into a vein or a muscle. The angle of injection is critical; consult your doctor before first use to learn the injection technique.
- Insulin degludec preparation must not be injected intravenously or intramuscularly. They should not be used in infusion pumps.
- Injection sites must be rotated between upper arm (deltoid), abdominal, buttocks and thigh area from one injection to the next, such that each site of prick is used not more than once in 1 to 2 weeks; this is to reduce the skin changes at injection site.
- Do not use if insulin degludec preparations is no longer clear and colorless or if it contains particles
- Hypoglycemia may occur if the insulin dose is too high in relation to the insulin requirement. Always check your blood sugar levels at regular intervals
- If you experience any symptoms of hypoglycemia (such as cold sweat; cool pale skin, headache, rapid heartbeat, feeling sick, feeling very hungry, temporary changes in vision, drowsiness, unusual tiredness and weakness; nervousness or tremor, feeling anxious, feeling confused, difficulty in concentrating) you need to raise your blood sugar immediately by eating sugars or carbohydrates.
- Precaution must be taken while driving or handling machines as your ability to concentrate or react may be reduced if you suffer from low/high blood sugar levels or you have problems with your sight.
Frequently asked questions for RYZODEG
Insulin degludec is long-acting basal insulin.
Q. How does insulin degludec work?