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Hello, I am a Diabetic patient and I would like to know the difference between Insugen 50/50 100iu and Insugen 50/50 40iu? Can I use 40iu instead of 40iu?

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100 iu means 100 units per ml and 40 units means 40units per ml You need to be extremely careful in selecting the syringe you use otherwise major goof up can occur in the administered dose
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Hello lybrate-user. The difference between 40 and 100 IU is the insulin concentration per ml. The higher the number (e.g. 300IU) the higher the concentration. Ie. 1 ml of 40 IU contains 40U, 100IU contains 100U and 300 contains 300U. All you need to do is make sure your insulin delivery system is compatible. You get different syringes for 40 and 100IU insulin. Hope this helps.
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