Apidra 100Iu Cartridge 3Ml
Apidra 100Iu Cartridge 3Ml is an artificial form of insulin which replicates natural insulin in human body and is used in the treatment of high blood sugar and diabetes. It starts functioning faster than normal insulin but lasts shorter as well. Only difference between natural human body produced insulin and this is it replaces the position of amino acid asparagines. Apidra 100Iu Cartridge 3Ml is used for treating both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It blends the blood sugar with the cells and thereby produce energy.
Apidra 100Iu Cartridge 3Ml is injected into the body after cleaning the site, you should change site to prevent any skin complications. This is usually self injected by the patient, but for them who can’t self-inject, help from medical representative should be sought. Meal should be eaten within 15 minutes of the injection.
There might be some problems and irritations at the injection site. After taking the medicine if meal is not consumed properly it may result in low blood sugar- the symptoms of which are sweating abruptly, shaking, fast heartbeat, dizziness etc. If blood sugar suddenly falls then immediate consumption of high sugary food is necessary. The symptoms of high blood sugar are excessive urination, increased thirst, flushing etc.
Type 2 Diabetes
Injection Site Allergic Reaction
Is It safe with alcohol?Taking Insulin Glulisine with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Apidra 100iu injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Does this affect kidney function?Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Apidra 100Iu Cartridge 3Ml , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you have missed a dose of Insulin Glulisine, your blood sugar level may become too high (hyperglycemia). Check your blood sugar and then take the next dose accordingly.
Insulin Glulisine is a biosynthetic analogue of the hormone insulin. It binds to the insulin receptor, stimulating tyrosine kinase activity. This activates various proteins, activating downstream signalling molecules which regulate enzymes essential in regulating metabolism.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
Decmax 4Mg Tablet
Pericort 4Mg Tablet
Depo Medrol 40Mg/Ml Injection
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