Active Ingredient: Insulin lispro
For the treatment of adults and children with diabetes mellitus who require insulin for the maintenance of normal glucose homeostasis. Insulin lispro is also indicated for the initial stabilisation of diabetes mellitus.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
0.3 - 1 [iU] per kg of body weight
From 0.1 To 0.333 [iU] per kg of body weight 3 time(s) per day every day
The individual insulin requirement is usually between 0.3 and 1.0 international unit/kg/day. Adjustment of dose may be necessary if patients undertake increased physical activity, change their usual diet or during concomitant illness.
Subcutaneous administration should be in the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, or abdomen. Use of injection sites should be rotated so that the same site is not used more than approximately once a month.
When administered subcutaneously care should be taken when injecting Humalog to ensure that a blood vessel has not been entered. After injection, the site of injection should not be massaged. Patients must be educated to use the proper injection techniques.
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