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   Insulin Nph/regular 70/30

Insulin Nph/regular 70/30
(injection) (injectable)


Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This is a mixture of intermediate-acting and short-acting insulin.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Humulin 70/30, Novolin 70/30, Humulin 50/50, Humulin 70/30 Pen, Novolin 70/30 Innolet, Novolin 70/30 Penfill, ReliOn Novolin 70/30 Innolet
 
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Insulin Nph/regular 70/30
Humulin 70/30, Novolin 70/30, Humulin 50/50, Humulin 70/30 Pen, Novolin 70/30 Innolet, Novolin 70/30 Penfill, ReliOn Novolin 70/30 Innolet
Uses
Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This is a mixture of intermediate-acting and short-acting insulin.

Storage
  • Store unopened insulin in the refrigerator.
  • Do not freeze.
  • If you cannot refrigerate the insulin you will use for the day, keep it in a cool place away from heat and light.
  • Do not use insulin that has been frozen or overheated.
  • Follow any special storage instructions that come with your specific brand of insulin. Do not use insulin if it is past the expiration date stamped on the bottle. Throw away used needles in a hard, closed container that the needles cannot poke through.
  • Keep this container away from children and pets. Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine, containers, and other supplies.
  • You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed. Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Never share your needles, syringes, or medicine with anyone else.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Injectable. Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
  • This medicine is given as a shot under your skin. This insulin combination usually starts to work about 30 minutes after it has been injected.
  • The strongest effects are from about 2 hours after the injection until about 12 hours after the injection.
  • This insulin combination may keep working for as long as 24 hours after the injection, but it slowly works less and less.
  • The way this insulin combination works for you might be different.
  • You and your health caregiver must work together to know the best times for you to use your insulin. You will be taught how to give your medicine at home.
  • Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection.
  • Do not use more insulin or use it more often than your doctor tells you. There are many different devices available for giving an insulin injection.
  • You may be taught how to use a regular syringe, a pen with cartridges, the InnoLet®, or some other device.
  • Each device has special instructions that you must follow.
  • Make sure you understand all the instructions for your device before you use it. Know what your usual kind of insulin should look like.
  • Look at the insulin each time you are getting ready to give an injection to make sure it still looks the same.
  • Most insulin should not be used if it has changed color or looks too cloudy or thick.. Gently agitate or rotate the vial until the mixture is uniform. You will be shown the body areas where this shot can be given.
  • Use a different body area each time you give yourself a shot.
  • Keep track of where you give each shot to make sure you rotate body areas. Use only syringes that are specially made for insulin.
  • It is best to always use the same brand and type of syringe.
  • Some types of insulin must be used with a certain type of syringe.
  • Ask your pharmacist if you are not sure which one to use. Use a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.
  • Some people might be able to use special reusable needles or syringes.
  • Your health caregiver must teach you how to reuse needles or syringes before you give yourself an injection. Do not change the brand or type of your insulin unless your health caregiver tells you to.
  • If you must change the brand or type, talk to your health caregiver before giving yourself an injection. Do not mix one kind of insulin with another kind or with water, unless your health caregiver has told you to.
  • Never mix Lantus® (insulin glargine) with any other insulin. Carefully follow your doctor's instructions about any special diet.
  • Your doctor may suggest that you follow an exercise program.
  • You may also be taught to check your own blood sugar levels at home.
  • Diet, exercise, medicine, and checking your blood sugar are all important to control your diabetes.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing. Increased thirst, loss of appetite. Unusual tiredness, breath that smells fruity, warmth or redness in your face, neck, arms, or upper chest.

Precautions
  • Talk with your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction to any type of insulin.

Missed Dose
  • Call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have kidney disease or liver disease. You may sometimes have low blood sugar while you are using insulin.
  • This is more likely if you miss a meal, exercise for a long time, or drink alcohol.
  • If you have low blood sugar, you may feel very hungry, drowsy, confused, or chilled.
  • You might sweat or vomit, or you might have a fast heartbeat, vision changes, or a headache that will not go away. Ask your doctor what to do if you have low blood sugar.
  • You will need to control it quickly.
  • Teach your friends, co-workers, or family members what they can do to help you in case you have low blood sugar. Your correct insulin dose may change slightly with changes in your diet or activity.
  • Your dose needs may also change if you are ill (especially diarrhea or vomiting), pregnant, traveling, using a new medicine, or exercising more or less than usual.
  • Follow your health caregiver's instructions about changes in your insulin dose.

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