19 Oct APIDRA [insulin glulisine injection (rDNA origin)] is a recombinant . package insert, and the pump manufacturer’s manual (see DOSAGE AND. Technische Information / Technical information. Kontur / Outline. Package leaflet: Information for the user. Apidra® SoloStar®. Units/ml solution for injection. Apidra U/ml, solution for injection in a pre filled pen SoloStar. 2. the pre- filled pen SoloStar, the instructions for use included in the package leaflet must.
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Level 8, 56 Cawley Street. Do not give Apidra to anyone else, even if they have the same condition as you. Illness, especially with nausea and vomiting, may cause your insulin needs to change.
Withdraw the needle without drawing up any insulin. If you are not sure whether you should start using this medicine, talk to your doctor.
The first symptoms of mild to moderate hypoglycaemia can come on suddenly. Cartridges that are first carried as a spare for a while must also be discarded 28 days after being removed from the refrigerator.
Pre-filled pens that are first carried as a spare for a while must also be discarded 28 days after being apidrs from the refrigerator. Just before use, roll the vial of cloudy longer acting NPH insulin between your hands until the liquid is white and uniformly cloudy.
How long to use Apidra Continue using Apidra for as long as insedt doctor recommends. Things you must do Measure your blood sugar level regularly.
If any of the following happen, tell your doctor immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital:. Your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator can provide you with some helpful information.
Fast-Acting, Mealtime Insulin | Apidra® (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection)
Ask your doctor for a letter explaining why apiddra are taking injecting pens and needles with you. Discard the pre-filled pen within 28 days of first use. You should therefore plan in advance with your doctor or healthcare professional so that you know what to do in case you miss a dose.
Your blood sugar level may become high hyperglycaemia.
When to use Apidra Your doctor will tell you when to use Apidra. Make sure the tip of the needle is in the Apidra and withdraw the correct dose into the syringe.
The above list includes some very serious side effects. Empty disposable pens must never be reused and must be properly discarded.
Vials that are first carried as a spare for a while must also be discarded jnsert days after being removed from the refrigerator. If you miss taking your dose at the regular scheduled time, taking a dose at another time can increase your risk of having a hypo. Tell your doctor if you are ill.
If you experience any of these symptoms of hypoglycaemia, you apisra to raise your blood sugar urgently. Remove the needle from the vial. Do this even if there are no signs of discomfort or poisoning. There is no experience with the use of Apidra in children less than 4 years.
When you must not use Apidra Do not use Apidra:. Storage All medicines should be kept where children cannot reach them. Inject the full dose of Apidra by pushing the plunger as far as it will go. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to inseet. If you take too much overdose – Hypoglycaemia, a “Hypo” If you accidentally use too insrt Apidra your blood sugar level may become too low hypoglycaemia. Taking other medicines Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including any that you get without a prescription from your pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop.
Severe hyperglycaemia can lead to unconsciousness and, in extreme cases, death if untreated. If you use Apidra after the expiry date has passed, it may not ihsert as well.
Ask your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator to answer any questions you may have. Draw Apidra into the syringe first, then NPH insulin.
Draw air into a U insulin syringe equal to the dose of Apidra to be injected.
Be careful not to let your blood sugar levels fall too low. If you do not respond to glucagon treatment, you will have to be treated in a hospital. An injection of the hormone glucagon may speed up recovery from unconsciousness.
Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. Do not shake the vial. Make sure the tip of the needle is in the insulin and withdraw the correct dose into the syringe. Your doctor may need to adjust your dose of Apidra or of other medicines you are taking. Apidra is a short-acting insulin.