Basic Properties of Insulin Kwikpen
Humalog 200 IU/ml KwikPen is an insulin lispro product that contains a genetically engineered analog of human insulin (insulin lispro) and is used as directed by a doctor to treat diabetes mellitus (diabetes) in adults and children. Insulin lispro injectable suspension has a rapid onset of action (approximately 15 minutes after subcutaneous injection) and, therefore, can be administered shortly after meals (within 15 minutes before or after meals). Compared to regular insulin, the effect of products contain insulin lispro protamine is quick and lasts less (2 to 5 hours). Humalog 200 IU / ml QuickPen can be used in combination with long-acting insulin.
The maximum effect of KwikPen Humalog and insulin lispro is achieved in 1-3 hours.
Humalog 200 IU / ml KwikPen is a pre-filled disposable syringe. The instructions for the use of Humalog or insulin lispro pre-filled syringe must be carefully followed before use.
Dosage and Rules of Administration for KwikPen Humalog
Humalog 200 IU/ml KwikPen is given only by subcutaneous injection (injections under the skin). Check your Humalog 200 IU / ml KwikPen: the preparation for Humalog insulin lispro injection should be clear and colorless. Do not use the drug if the solution is cloudy or thickened, slightly colored, or contains solid particles.
The doctor will determine the exact dosage. The amount of insulin prescribed by the doctor, the interval between injection and food intake, the distribution of daily food intake (diet), and daily physical activity must be carefully observed. It must not be altered by the patient. The doctor determines the duration of using Humalog. If you think the medicine is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Before use Humalog, you must carefully read the instructions and follow them exactly. A subcutaneous injection is best done by yourself in the shoulder, thigh, buttock, or abdomen area. The injection site should only be changed with each injection within the area recommended by the doctor. Do not massage the injection site.
Important facts about Humalog: Solution for insulin lispro injection Humalog should not be mixed with other insulins or other medicinal products.
In order not to get a serious infection and avoid possible transmission of disease, each KwikPen can only be used by one person, even if the needle is changed.
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Side Effects of Humalog
- condition of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), which may further cause serious side effects;
- diabetic coma;
- local allergic reactions such as redness, swelling, and itching;
- general systemic insulin allergy;
- changes in visual acuity;
- local adipose tissue changes.
You should not receive insulin if you:
- have hypoglycemia and insulin-producing tumors (insulinomas);
- are hypersensitivity to one of the components of the drug.
Tell your doctor if you plan to become pregnant, are already pregnant, or are breastfeeding. In general, lispro protamine and insulin in diabetes mellitus is suitable for use during pregnancy and lactation. Insulin requirements usually decrease during the first 3 months of pregnancy and then increase during the remaining 6 months. If you are breastfeeding, you may need to adjust your insulin dose or diet. See your doctor for advice.
Where to Buy Insulin Lispro Injection Products?
Insulin.store is a Canadian pharmaceutical company that supplies protamine and insulin lispro products to the USA at prices more reasonable and affordable than on the local market. We offer a wide range of products and dietary supplements to help to control high blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes.
To buy Humalog U 100 or Humalog U 200, you need to add the chosen product to your card, attach the valid prescription from your doctor, fill in the billing and shipping information, and proceed with the payment. After verification of your medical prescription, our managers will start process your order. For more information, you may also check the ‘How to order’ page or contact our sales managers, who will gladly help you out with any of your questions.