Fiasp is a remedy of the new generation with aspart, short-acting human insulin analog prescribed to patients with type 2 diabetes. The composition of the medicine also includes phenol, metacresol, glycerol, zinc acetate, disodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, arginine hydrochloride, nicotinamide, hydrochloric acid (for pH correction), sodium hydroxide (for pH correction), water. The newest version was also improved by adding niacinamide (vitamin B3) – which accelerates the absorption of insulin and L-Arginine, an amino acid that increases drug stability.
The medicine itself is a solution for the subcutaneous and intravenous injections, a transparent, colorless, or almost colorless liquid that should not contain any particles. 1ml of the solution contains 100U of insulin aspart.
Except for cartridges, the drug is also available in the form of injectable pens and vials.
Clinical and Pharmacological Group
Short-acting human insulin analog.
Hypoglycemic agent – short-acting insulin analog.
Indications for Fiasp Insulin Aspart Injection
People with diabetes mellitus: type 2 diabetes.
Like any other drug, the dosage of Fiasp insulin aspart injection is determined individually for every patient, depending on his/her blood glucose level. The insulin dose may also change during pregnancy and lactation, weight gain, certain diseases, changes in the diet, and lifestyle. All these nuances should be discussed with the doctor to determine the correct dosage in accordance with the needs of the organism. The patient should constantly monitor the blood sugar level to avoid overdose or other side effects like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Side effects after injections are individual and may occur in the form of the following manifestations:
- hypoglycemia (low blood sugar);
- allergic reactions: hives, skin rash;
- generalized allergic reactions may include skin rash, itching of the skin, increased sweating, gastrointestinal disorders, angioedema, difficulty breathing, tachycardia, and decreased blood pressure.
- injection site reactions: redness, swelling, itching of the skin at the injection site;
- swelling, possibly a violation of refraction.
The patient should monitor the way his/her organism responds to the introduction of Fiasp remedy. Any manifestation of the side effect should be temporary and disappear within a few days. If it does not disappear or worsens, the patient should contact the doctor and get medical help right away.
Using Fiasp is contraindicated in the following cases:
- childhood and adolescence up to 18 years,
- hypersensitivity to insulin aspart.
Application during Pregnancy and Lactation
Using insulin Fiasp is possible during pregnancy and breastfeeding periods in the intended forms. However, during pregnancy and lactation, the need for insulin usually changes, so the woman should consult with the doctor to regulate the dosage.
Application for violations of liver function
Insulin dosage adjustment may be required for liver disease.
Application for impaired renal function
If you have kidney disease, you may need to adjust your dose of insulin.
Application in children
Contraindicated for use in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years.
Use in elderly patients
In elderly patients, blood glucose should be carefully monitored and the dose adjusted individually. There is no experience with patients aged 75 and over.
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