Insuman Rapid Opti PEN 300 IU
Insuman Rapid Opti-PEN 300 IU
What Insuman Rapid and what it is used?
Insuman Rapid is a solution for injection under the skin and in exceptional circumstances vein. Insulin, which is contained in Insuman Rapid is produced by biotechnology process and is identical to the body's own insulin.
Insuman Rapid is an insulin preparation with a rapid onset and short duration of action. Insuman Rapid is used for lowering high blood sugar in patients with diabetes mellitus. Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce enough insulin to control blood sugar. Insuman Rapid can also be used to treat severe hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis, and controlling blood sugar before, during and after surgery.
Before using Insuman Rapid?
Do not use Insuman Rapid:
If you are allergic to insulin or any of the other ingredients of Insuman Rapid.
Do not use Insuman Rapid insulin pump - for these devices have special insulin preparations. Do not use it also in peristaltic pumps with silicone tubing.
Take special care with Insuman Rapid:
Strictly follow the instructions for dosage, monitoring, as discussed with your doctor.
If you have liver or kidney problems or are elderly, speak to your doctor as you may need a lower dose of insulin.
Before traveling consult your doctor. You may need to talk about
The availability of your insulin in the country you are visiting
Supplies of insulin, syringes, etc.
Correct storage of your insulin while traveling
Timing of meals and insulin administration while traveling
The possible effects of changing time zones
Possible new health risks in the countries to be visited
What to do in case of an emergency, when you feel unwell or become ill.
Illnesses and injuries:
In these situations, the management of your diabetes may require a lot of care:
If you are ill or have a major injury, your blood sugar may be increased
If you do not eat enough, your blood sugar may become too low. In most cases you will need a doctor. Contact your doctor early.
If you have type I diabetes do not stop your insulin and continue to get enough carbohydrates. I always tell people who are caring for you or treating you that you require insulin. Some patients with longstanding type 2 diabetes and heart disease or stroke, treated with pioglitazone and insulin develop heart failure.
Use of Insuman Rapid food and drink
Blood glucose levels may rise or fall if you drink alcohol.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Ask your doctor and pharmacist before taking any medicine. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant or are already pregnant. During pregnancy and postpartum insulin requirements may change. Careful control of your diabetes, and prevention of hypoglycaemia, is essential for the health of your baby. But no experience with the use of Insuman Rapid in pregnant women.
If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor as you may require adjustments in your dosage: insulin and your diet.
Driving and using machines:
Your ability to concentrate or react may be reduced if:
You have a hypo
You have hyperglycaemia
Keep this possible problem in all situations where you compromise yourself and others. You should consult with your doctor whether it is legal to drive if:
You have frequent episodes of hypoglycaemia
The first warning symptoms which help you to recognize hypoglycaemia are reduced or absent.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Insuman Rapid:
This medicinal product contains less than 1 mmol / 23 mg / sodium per dose, ie essentially sodium.
How to use Insuman Rapid?
Based on your lifestyle and the results of your blood sugar your doctor will:
Determine how much Insuman Rapid You need a day.
Tell you when to explore your blood sugar and whether any urine tests
Tell you when you may need to inject a higher or lower dose Insuman Rapid.
Many factors can affect your blood sugar. You must be aware of these factors so that you can react correctly to changes in your blood sugar and prevent too high or too low.
Frequency of use:
Insuman Rapid is injected under the skin 15 to 20 minutes before meals.
Method of application:
Your doctor will show you in which area of the skin to inject insulin. With each injection, change the puncture site within the particular area of skin where you inject insulin.
Administration of insulin into a vein, eg in the treatment of severe hyperglycemia and ketoatsedoza requires experience and special precautions.
Therefore, this should be done in a hospital or an institution.
How to work with patrons?
Use bullets with only Insuman Rapid OptiPen, ClikSTAR, Autopen 24 or Tactipen, to make sure that you get the correct dose. Not all of these pens may be marketed in your country.
The pen should be used as recommended by the manufacturer of your product information to patients.
Leave the cartridge at room temperature for 1-2 hours before you put it in the pen.
Inspect the cartridge before use. Use only if solution is clear, colorless and free of particles and has a watery consistency.
Special care before injection:
Before injection remove air bubbles, if any. Make sure that neither alcohol nor other disinfectants contaminate the insulin.
Do not re-fill and re-use empty cartridges.
Do not add another insulin shot.
Do not mix with other Insuman Rapid medications.
If you use more than the amount Insuman Rapid
If you have injected too much Insuman Rapid, your blood sugar may become too low. Issledvayte your blood sugar frequently. In general, to prevent hypoglycaemia you must eat more and to monitor your blood sugar.
If you forget to use Insuman Rapid:
If you miss a dose Insuman Rapid or if you have not injected enough insulin, your blood sugar can significantly increase. Explore your blood sugar frequently.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
If you stop using Insuman Rapid:
This could lead to severe hyperglycaemia and ketoatsedoza. Do not stop Insuman Rapid without consulting a doctor who will tell you what to do.
Confusion of insulin:
You should always check the insulin label before each injection to avoid confusion between the treatment Insuman Rapid and other insulins.
Possible side effects:
As with any insulin therapy, the most common side effect is hypoglycemia. Severe hypoglycemia can cause brain damage and may be life-threatening.
May lead to serious allergic reactions to insulin, which can become life-threatening. Such reactions to insulin or to the excipients can cause large-scale skin reactions, severe swelling of skin or mucous membranes, shortness of breath, a fall in blood pressure with rapid heart beat and sweating.
Common - edema, injection site reactions.
Uncommon - severe allergic reactions with hypotension, urticaria, injection site
Systemic allergic reactions - Associated symptoms may include large-scale skin reactions, severe swelling of skin or mucous membranes, shortness of breath, a fall in blood pressure with rapid heart beat and sweating.
Eye reactions - marked a change in control of your blood sugar can disturb your vision temporarily
Skin changes at the injection site
Skin and allergic reactions
What Insuman Rapid?
The active ingredient is human insulin. One ml contains 100IU
The other ingredients are m-cresol, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, glycerol, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, water for injections.