Mixtard 30 PEN 300 IU 3 ml

Mixtard 30 PEN 300 IU 3 ml
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Mixtard is human insulin to treat diabetes
It is a mixture of fast-acting and 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.



Mixtard 30 PEN 300 IU 3 ml

 

MIXTARD WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?

Mixtard is human insulin to treat diabetes
It is a mixture of fast-acting and 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.
Before using Mixtard
Do not use Mixtard
 If you are allergic to this insulin product, metacresol or any of the other ingredients.
 If you feel that hypoglycaemia
Take special care with Mixtard
 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.
 In more than usual or when you want to change your usual diet.
When going abroad: traveling over time zones may affect your insulin needs and required timing of injections.

PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING:

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor.

DRIVE AND USE MACHINES:

If you drive or use machines: watch out for signs of hypoglycemia. Your ability to concentrate or to react will be less during a hypo. Never drive or operate machinery if you feel a hypo coming on. If you get frequent hypoglycemia or difficult a lot of hypos, talk withur doctor whether you can drive or operate machinery.

HOW TO USE Mixtard?

Consult with your doctor and diabetes nurse your insulin needs. Follow their advice carefully. If your doctor has changed the type or brand of insulin to another, you may need to change your dose. Up to 30 minutes after injection taking meal or snack containing carbohydrates.
It is advisable to measure your blood sugar.

Before using Mixtard

 Check the label to make sure it is the right type of insulin
Always check the cartridge, including the rubber plunger. Do not use if damaged or if there is a gap between the rubber plunger and the white label band. Return it to your dealer
Disinfect the rubber membrane with a medicinal swab with disinfectant
Always use a new needle for each injection to prevent contamination.
Do not use Mixtard
In insulin infusion pumps
 If Pepfill or device containing Pepfill, dropped, damaged or crushed, there is a risk of leakage of insulin.
If stored correctly or been frozen
 If not uniformly white and cloudy after resuspension.
Do not refill Mixtard 30 Pepfill
Pepfill cartridges are designed for use with insulin delivery systems of Novo Nordisk and NovoFine or NovoTwist
If you are treated with Mixtard 30 Pepfill and another insulin cartridge Pepfill, you should use two insulin delivery systems, one for each type of insulin.
Resuspending the insulin
Resuspension is easier when the insulin has reached room temperature.
Before you put the cartridge in Pepfill insulin delivery device, move it up and down 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. Complete the other stages of injection without delay.
Make sure that the cartridges are left at least 12 units of insulin in order to ensure uniform resuspension. If there are less than 12 units left, use a new one
How to use this insulin
Mixtard is for injection under the skin. Never inject your insulin directly into a vein or muscle. Always inject in a different location to avoid lumps. The best places for injection are: the front of the waist, buttocks, front of thighs or upper arms. The insulin will work more quickly if you inject around the waist.
How to inject this insulin
Inject the insulin under the skin. Use the injection technique recommended by your doctor or diabetes nurse and described in the manual for your device delivery.
 Keep the needle under your skin for at least 6 seconds to make sure that the full dose has been delivered
 After each injection be sure to remove and discard the needle and store Mixtard without the needle attached. Otherwise, the liquid may leak out which can cause inaccurate dosing.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Mixtard can cause hypoglycemia
Uncommon:
Changes at the injection site. In inject yourself too often at the same site, fatty tissue under the skin at this site may shrink or thicken. Changing the site with each injection may help to prevent such skin changes. If you notice your skin pitting or thickening at the injection site, tell your doctor because these reactions can become more severe, or they may change the absorption of your insulin if you inject in such a place.
Signs of allergy. Reactions at the injection site. They usually disappear after a few weeks of using insulin. If they do not disappear, consult your doctor.
Seek immediate medical attention:
 If signs of allergy spread to other parts of the body
If you suddenly feel unwell and you start sweating, you feel that you are sick, have trouble breathing, have a rapid heart beat, dizziness or a feeling that it will pass.
You have a very rare serious allergic reaction to Mixtard or any of its ingredients.
Diabetic retinopathy. If you have diabetic retinopathy and your blood glucose levels improve very fast, the retinopathy may get
orse.
Swelling. When you start taking insulin, water retention may cause swelling around your ankles and other joints. It soon disappears.
Neuropathy. If your blood glucose levels improve very fast it may cause a burning, tingling or pain by electric current. This is called acute painful neuropathy and it usually disappears. If you persist, consult your doctor.
Very rare:
Vision problems. When you first start your insulin treatment, it may disturb your vision, but they usually disappear.

HOW TO STORE Mixtard?

Mixtard not use after the expiry date.
Pepfill, which used to be stored in the refrigerator.
Do not store them in or too near the camera freezing or cooling element. Do not freeze. Pepfill Store in original container.
Pepfill, used or to be used, it must be refrigerated. Pepfill After removing from the refrigerator it is recommended to let it reach room temperature before resuspending the insulin as instructed for first time use.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The active substance is insulin human, recombinant biotechnology porizveden
The other ingredients are zinc chloride, glycerol, metacresol, phenol, disodium fisfat dihydrate, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, protamine sulphate and water for injections.
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