Actrapid 100IU/ml FlexPen 3ml
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Manufactured By Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd
Composition Human insulin 100IU
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Actrapid 100IU/ml FlexPen Uses:
Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin is used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus (Type 1 \u0026 Type 2).
Actrapid 100IU/ml FlexPen composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Actrapid 100 IU/ml Flexpen
Actrapid 100 IU/ml Flexpen is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
- TakeÂ it 45 to 60 minutes before 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/cartridges are good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials must be placed in the refrigeratorÂ (2Â°Câ€“8Â°C).
Actrapid 100IU/ml FlexPen Side Effects:
Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin : Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Injection site allergic reaction
How to use Actrapid 100IU/ml FlexPen :
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How Actrapid 100IU/ml FlexPen works:
Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin is a short-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.
Q. Is Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin safe to use in type 2 diabetes?
Yes, insulin is safe to use in type 2 diabetes if used according to your doctor's advice.
Q. Does it hurt taking Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin?
Taking Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin may hurt just a little bit at the injection site. However, if you are experiencing intolerable pain while injecting, then consult your doctor, and check if your injection techniques are correct.
Q. Does Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin need to be refrigerated?
Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin needs to be refrigerated before its first use. After the initial use, it can be kept at a room temperature.
Q. Does Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin cause constipation?
Using Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin does not cause constipation.
Q. Does Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin make you hungry?
Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin helps your body to use food more efficiently. Therefore, you might feel hungry.
Q. Will I need Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin for the rest of my life?
If you are a type 1 diabetes patient, then yes, you have to take Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin for the rest of your life because your body is unable to produce sufficient insulin. Therefore, you would need Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin as an external source of insulin. However, if you are a type 2 diabetes patient, sometimes your doctor may ask you to stop Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin if you were able to manage your diabetes with proper exercise, diet and oral medicines.
Q. Can Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin be used with other diabetes medicine?
Yes, Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin can be used alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines, along with proper diet and exercise.
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