Insulin zinc suspension extended Ultralente

Human: Humulin-U M, Humulin U Ultralente, Novolin ge Ultralente M [OTC]

Classification: Long-acting insulin

See also Antidiabetic Agents: Insulins.

Action/Kinetics: Large crystals of insulin and a high content of zinc are responsible for the slow-acting properties of this preparation. Products containing both 40 units/mL and 100 units/mL are available. Onset: 4-8 hr. Peak: 10-30 hr. Duration: 36 hr or longer.

Uses: Mild to moderate hyperglyce-mia in stabilized diabetics. Not suitable for the treatment of diabetic coma or emergency situations. How Supplied: Injection: 100 U/mL


Individualized. Usual, initial: 7-26 units as a single dose 30-60 min before breakfast. Do not administer IV.

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