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
- 4 variant(s)
- Take insulin aspart immediately before a meal (within 5-10 minutes) or soon after start of the meal.
- You will be closely monitored for blood glucose and potassium levels to avoid hypoglycaemia and hypokalaemia while receiving insulin aspart intravenously.
- Tell your doctor if you have any heart, kidney, liver, and nerve problem and problem of the hormonal glands like adrenal, pituitary and thyroid.
- Tell your doctor if you use 3 or more insulin injections per day, if you are fasting, are on low salt diet, have high blood sodium levels, low blood potassium levels, or you exercise.
- Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with insulin aspart, as it may increase the risk of developing high or low blood sugar.
- Do not drive or use any machinery after taking insulin aspart as it may cause dizziness.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not take if allergic to insulin aspart or any of its ingredients.
- Do not take in low blood sugar.