Apidra SoloStar Units/ml solution for injection in a pre-filled pen – Patient The Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) is the leaflet included in the pack with a. Apidra SoloStar Units/ml solution for injection in a pre-filled pen . SoloStar, the Instructions for use included in the Package leaflet must be read carefully. APIDRA [insulin glulisine injection (rDNA origin)] is a recombinant . package insert, and the pump manufacturer’s manual (see DOSAGE AND.
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If you are not able to use SoloStar or follow all the instructions completely on your own, you must use SoloStar only if you have help from a person who is able to follow the instructions completely. See the box at ibsert end of this leaflet for important further information about hypoglycaemia and its treatment. Insulin that has been kept at room temperature for longer than apidrra month should be thrown away.
Take off the outer needle cap and keep it to remove the used needle after injection.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Insulin glulisine should not be diluted or mixed with any other insulins when used in an external pump. Constituents in garlic might have some antidiabetic activity, and may increase serum insulin levels and increase glycogen storage in the liver. Moderate Propoxyphene may enhance the hypoglycemic action of antidiabetic agents. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Moderate Monitor patients receiving monoamine oxidase inhibitors MAOIs concomitantly with insulin for changes in glycemic control.
Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. Severe cases, including anaphylactoid reactions, may be life threatening.
It should be handled with care. If you are concerned that your SoloStar may be damaged, use a new one. Maintenance Protect your SoloStar from dust and dirt.
This medicine contains less than 1 mmol 23 mg sodium per dose, i. Moderate Liraglutide used for weight loss should not be given concomitantly with insulin glulisine because of the risk of hypoglycemia. If the needle is not kept straight while you attach it, it can damage the rubber seal and cause leakage, or break the needle.
The hyperglycemic effect begins within an hour and generally lasts no more than 8 hours in the presence of normal renal function. Moderate Monitor patients receiving insulin closely for changes in diabetic control when niacin, insegt is instituted or discontinued. The Apidra SoloStar is blue. If no insulin comes out after changing the needle, your SoloStar may be damaged.
Children and Adolescents 4 years and older. Nisert sure that the tip of the needle does not touch the NPH insulin. Patients using insulin vials should never share needles or syringes with another person.
Always perform the safety test before each injection. Ethanol inhibits gluconeogenesis, which can contribute to or increase the risk for hypoglycemia. Inject the dose A. Hypoglycaemia low blood sugar means that there is not enough sugar in the blood. Moderate Green tea catechins have been shown to decrease serum glucose concentrations. Patients taking antidiabetic agents and receiving bortezomib treatment may require close monitoring of their blood glucose levels and dosage adjustment of their medication.
You can set doses from 1 to 80 units in steps of 1 unit. In each case, it may be necessary to adjust your insulin dose to avoid blood sugar levels that are either too low or too high. Beta-blockers like other sympatholytic medicines such as clonidine, guanethidine and reserpine may weaken or suppress entirely the first warning symptoms which help you to recognise a hypoglycaemia.
Patients should be closely monitored while receiving bexarotene capsules in combination with insulin therapy; monitor for hypoglycemia and need for diabetic therapy adjustments. Also, adrenergic medications may decrease glucose uptake by muscle cells.
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In addition, the half-lives are similar when both drugs are administered IV 13 minutes for insulin glulisine and 17 minutes for regular insulin. What should you do if you experience hypoglycaemia?
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. Insulin dosage adjustments may be needed in some patients.