When should NovoLog 70/30 be given?
NovoLog® Mix 70/30 can be dosed within 15 minutes before or after starting a meal in adult patients with type 2 diabetes, compared with 30 minutes before a meal required by human premixed insulin.
How do you take NovoLog 70 30?
If you have type 2 diabetes, inject within 15 minutes before or after starting your meal. Inject NovoLog® Mix 70/30 under the skin of your stomach area, upper arms, buttocks, or thighs, but never into a vein or muscle. Do not mix NovoLog® Mix 70/30 with other insulin products or use in an insulin pump.
How is novolin 70/30 dosed?
Regular insulin; isophane insulin (NPH) Pens: Novolin 70/30 FlexPen: The needle should remain in the skin for at least 6 seconds to ensure complete delivery of the insulin dose (the patient should slowly count to 6). Dials doses in 1 unit increments and delivers a maximum dose of 60 units per injection.
How long does it take for NovoLog 70/30 to work?
NovoLog Mix 70/30 has a more rapid onset of action than regular human insulin in studies of normal volunteers and patients with diabetes. The peak pharmacodynamic effect of NovoLog Mix 70/30 occurs between 1 and 4 hours after injection. The duration of action may be as long as 24 hours (see Figures 4 and 5).
What happens if you take too much NovoLog?
If you take too much Novolog, your blood sugar may fall low (hypoglycemia). You can treat mild low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) by drinking or eating something sugary right away (fruit juice, sugar candies, or glucose tablets).
How many times a day can you take NovoLog?
Typically taken twice a day, NovoLog® Mix 70/30 is a premixed insulin that works in 2 ways to help adults control blood sugar. It is a mix of a rapid-acting insulin to help control mealtime spikes in blood sugar and an intermediate-acting insulin that works up to 24 hours to help control blood sugar between meals.
How long does NovoLog stay active in the body?
What is NovoLog? NovoLog (insulin aspart)is a fast-acting insulin that starts to work about 15 minutes after injection, peaks in about 1 hour, and keeps working for 2 to 4 hours. Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood.
Is there a difference between Humulin and Novolin 70/30?
Humulin will last between 14 and 24 hours. Novolin 70/30 – begins working within thirty minutes and reaches its peak between two and 12 hours. Novolin lasts up to 24 hours.
How to inject NovoLog 70 30?
NovoLog® Mix 70/30 starts acting fast. If you have type 1 diabetes, inject within 15 minutes before you eat a meal. If you have type 2 diabetes, inject within 15 minutes before or after starting your meal. Do not mix NovoLog® Mix 70/30 with other insulin products or use in an insulin pump.
What is a 70 30 insulin?
Novolin 70/30 is a man-made insulin ( recombinant DNA origin) which is a mixture of 70% NPH, Human Insulin Isophane Suspension and 30% Regular, Human Insulin Injection that is structurally identical to the insulin produced by the human pancreas that is used to control high blood sugar in patients with diabetes mellitus.