Insulatard PEN 300 IU 3 ml

Insulatard PEN 300 IU 3 ml
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Insulin human / human insulin / DNA
Insulatard is a suspension of isophane insulin
The active substance is human insulin produced by recombinant biotechnology
1 ml contains 100 IU of insulin human. 1 cartridge contains 3 ml equivalent to 300 IU.



Insulatard PEN 300 IU 3 ml


Insulin human / human insulin / DNA

Insulatard is a suspension of isophane insulin
The active substance is human insulin produced by recombinant biotechnology
1 ml contains 100 IU of insulin human. 1 cartridge contains 3 ml equivalent to 300 IU.
Insulatard also contains zinc chloride, glycerol, metacresol, phenol, diantriev phosphate dihydrate, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, protamine sulphate and water for injections.
Suspension for injection is a cloudy, white, aqueous suspension in packs of 1,5 or 10 cartridges of 3 ml

Insulatard WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?

Insulatard is human insulin to treat diabetes. Available in 3 ml cartridge called Panfil, placed in inzhektirazho insulin device.
Insulatard is a long-acting insulin. This means that it will start to lower your blood sugar about half an hour after you take it, and the effect will last for approximately 24 hours. Insulatard often used in combination with insulin.
Before applying Insulatard
Do not use Insulatard:
 If you feel that hypoglycaemia / symptoms of low blood sugar /.
 If you are allergic / hypersensitive / to this insulin product, metacresol or any of the ingredients.
Take special care with Insulatard:
If you have problems with your kidneys or liver, or with your adrenal, pituitary or thyroid glands.
If you are drinking alcohol: watch for signs of a hypo and never drink alcohol on an empty stomach
- During intense physical exertion or when you want to change your usual diet
 If you are ill: carry on taking your insulin
When going abroad: traveling over time zones may affect your insulin needs and the timing of the injection of insulin.
 In pregnancy, planning pregnancy or breast-feeding: please contact your doctor.
 If you drive or use tools or machines: watch out for signs of hypoglycemia. Your ability to concentrate or to react will be less vreem of hypoglycaemia. Never drive or operate machinery if you feel a hypo coming on. Discuss with your doctor whether driving or operating machinery are relevant at all, if you get frequent hypoglycemia or hard to recognize them.

Taking other medicines:

Many medicines affect the way glucose works on your body and can affect your insulin dose. Here are the most important drugs that may affect your insulin treatment.
Your need for insulin may change if you take:
oral hypoglycaemic drugs, monoamine oxidase / MAO / inhibitors, beta-blockers, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, aspirin, thiazides, glucocorticoids, thyroid hormone beta-sympathomimetics, growth hormone, danazol, octreotide and lanreotide
APPLICATION OF Insulatard
Consult with your doctor and diabetes nurse about your insulin needs. If your doctor has changed the type or types of insulin you use, you may need to adjust your dose.
It is advisable to measure your blood sugar.
Before applying Insulatard
 Check the label to make sure that you have the right type of insulin
Always check the cartridge Penfill, including the rubber plunger. Do not use if damaged or part of the rubber plunger that can be seen is greater than the white tape. return it to the pharmacy.
 Disinfect the rubber membrane with rubbing alcohol.
Do not use Insulatard:
 In insulin infusion pumps
If Penfill or the device containing Penfill is dropped, damaged or crushed, there is a risk of leakage of insulin
 If stored correctly or zamryazyavan
 If not uniformly white and cloudy after mixing.
Do not fill Insulatard Penfill again.
Penfill cartridges are designed for use with insulin delivery devices Novo Nordisk and NovoFine ® needles.
If you are treated with Insulatard Penfill and another insulin Penfill cartridge, you should use two diversity delivery systems for each type of insulin.

Mixing of insulin:

Mixing is easier when the insulin has warmed to room temperature.
Before you put the cartridge in Penfill insulin delivery device, move it up and down between positions A and B, and vice versa, so that the glass ball moves from one end of the cartridge to the other at least 20 times. Repeat this movement at least 10 times before each injection. The movement must always be repeated until the liquid appears uniformly white and cloudy. Not delaying the completion of other stages of injection.
Make sure that the cartridge has left at least 12 units of insulin to allow even mixing. If there are less than 12 units left, use a new one.
How to use this insulin?
Insulatard is intended for subcutaneous injection. Never inject your insulin into a vein or muscle. Always vary the sites you inject, to avoid lumps. The best injection site is the front of the thigh. For convenience, can be used on the waist, seat and front of the arms.
How to inject this insulin:
 Inject insulin subcutaneously. Use the injection technique advised by your doctor or diabetes nurse and described in the manual for your device delivery.
 Keep the needle under the skin for at least 6 seconds to make sure the entire dose is injected.
 After each injection to make sure the needle is removed. Otherwise, insulin may leak when changing the temperature and concentration can be changed.

EMERGENCY

If you get a hypo
Hypo means your blood sugar is too low.
The warning signs of hypoglycemia may occur suddenly and can include cold sweats, cool pale skin, headache, rapid heartbeat, nausea, excessive hunger, temporary vision changes, drowsiness, unusual tiredness and weakness, nervousness or tremor, anxiety, confusion, difficulty concentrating.
If you experience any of these signs: eat glucose tablets or a high sugar snack and then rest.
Do not take any insulin if you feel a hypo coming on. Carry glucose tablets, sweets, biscuits or fruit juice, just in case.
Tell your relatives, friends and colleagues that if you become unconscious, they must: turn you on your side and get medical help. You should not give anything to drink or eat. It could choke you.
If severe hypoglycaemia is not treated, it can cause brain damage and even death.- If you have hypoglycemia, leading to unconsciousness or recurrent hypoglycemia, consult your doctor. Amount or timing of insulin, food or exercise may need to be adjusted.

Glucagon:

Coming to consciousness can be accelerated by injection of the hormone glucagon by a trained person. If you are given glucagon coming soon your mind is you need to give glucose or a sugary snack. If you do not respond to glucagon you will have to be treated in a hospital. Seek medical advice after the injection of glucagon: you need to find the reason for your hypo to avoid getting more.
Causes of hypoglycemia:
You get a hypo if your blood sugar is too low. This can happen:
 If you take too much insulin
 If you eat less or skip meals- Increased physical activity
If your blood sugar is too high
Your blood sugar may get too high.
The warning signs appear gradually. These include frequent urination, thirst, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, somnolence or fatigue, flushed dry skin, dry mouth and a fruity spirit.
If you experience any of these signs: test your blood sugar: test your urine for ketones if you can; seek medical attention immediately.
These may be signs of a very serious condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. If left untreated, it can lead to diabetic coma and death.
Causes of hyperglycemia:
 Skip your insulin
 Repeatedly taking less insulin than you need
 Infection or fever
 Eating more than usual
Reduced physical activity

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Adverse reactions reported infrequently:
Changes at the injection site. In inject yourself too often in the same area can be lumps at the injection site. In addition, you may experience pain and bruising at the injection site. Prevent this by selecting each time a different injection site in the same area.
Signs of allergy. In the area of the injection site may develop local allergic reactions such as redness, swelling, itching. They usually disappear after a few weeks of taking your insulin. If they do not disappear, consult your doctor.
Seek immediate medical attention:
 If symptoms of allergy spread to other parts of the body, or
 If you suddenly feel unwell and you start sweating, you feel that you are sick, have difficulty breathing, rapid heartbeat, dizziness or feeling faint that.
You have a very rare serious allergic reaction to Insulatard or any of the excipients
Diabetic retinopathy. If you have diabetic retinopathy and your blood glucose levels improve very fast, the retinopathy may get worse. Talk to your doctor about this.
Swelling. When you start taking insulin, water retention may cause swelling around your ankles and other joints. He quickly resolved.
Side effects reported very rarely:
Vision problems. When you first start your insulin treatment, it may disturb your vision, but they usually disappear.
Neuropathy. If your blood glucose levels improve very fast it may cause a burning, tingling or electric pain. This is called acute painful neuropathy and it usually disappears. If it persists consult your doctor.

HOW TO STORE Insulatard?

Keep out of reach of children.
Insulatard Penfill not being used should be stored in a refrigerator
Insulatard Penfill used or to be used, it must be refrigerated sapranyava. You can carry it with you and keep it at room temperature / under 30 degrees / 6 weeks.
Always keep the cartridge in the outer carton when not in use to protect it from light.
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