See also Antidiabetic Agents: Insulins.
Action/Kinetics: Concentrated insulin injection (500 U/mL). Depending on response, may be given SC or IM as a single or as two or three divided doses. Not suitable for IV administration because of possible allergic or anaphylactoid reactions. Uses: Insulin resistance requiring more than 200 units insulin/day. Contraindications: Allergy to pork or mixed pork/beef insulin (unless client has been desensitized). Special Concerns: Use with caution during lactation. Additional Side Effects: Deep secondary hypoglycemia 18—24 hr after administration.
How Supplied: Injection: 500 U/mL
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