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    Insulin Aspart

    Information about Insulin Aspart

    Insulin aspart uses

    Insulin Aspart is used in the treatment of diabetes.

    How insulin aspart works

    Insulin Aspart 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 sugar in muscle and fat cells and also suppresses the production of sugar in the liver.

    Common side effects of insulin aspart

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

    Available Medicine for Insulin Aspart

    • ₹530 to ₹1750
      Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd
      4 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Insulin Aspart

    • Insulin Aspart helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
    • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Insulin Aspart.
    • Take Insulin Aspart 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
    • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
    • Injection below the skin of the abdomen results in faster absorption than other injection sites.
    • Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
    • Opened vials/cartridge are good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials must be placed in the refrigerator  (2°C–8°C).
    • Do not use if the preparation is no longer clear and colourless, or if it contains particles.

    Frequently asked questions for Insulin Aspart

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 21 February, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)