Insulin-lispro

 
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Contraindications

Insulin-lispro is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- Diarrhea;
- Fever;
- Kidney Diseases;
- Liver Problems;
- Under active adrenal glands;
- Under active pituitary glands;
- Vomiting - when a patient vomits, his/her blood sugar lowers. If this happens, your Insulin-lispro dosage should also be lowered;
- if you are allergic to cresol;
- if you are allergic to Insulin-lispro;
- if you are allergic to other insulins;
- if you have any other allergies;
- if you have kidney disease;
- if you have liver disease;
- if you have thyroid problems;

Without a Prescription

Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.
Even with diabetes, you can lead an active and healthy life if you eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly, and take your insulin as directed.
Insulin-lispro is a man-made product almost identical to human insulin that is used to treat diabetes mellitus.
Insulin-lispro is prescribed for patients who are in need of insulin. The most common patients that need insulin are diabetics.
Insulin-lispro is prescribed in combination with a medium- or long-acting insulin product injected under the skin to control high blood sugar.
Insulin-lispro is prescribed to keep the blood sugar levels close to normal.
Insulin-lispro starts working faster and lasts for a shorter time than regular insulin.
Insulin-lispro works by helping sugar (glucose) get into cells.
In some diabetics, insulin lispro may be used alone or with oral diabetes drugs (sulfonylureas like glyburide or glipizide).
Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Overdose

Reported Insulin-lispro overdose symptoms are:
- Blurred vision;
- Cold sweats;
- Confusion;
- Depression;
- Dizziness or lightheadedness;
- Excessive hunger;
- Fast heart beat;
- Headache;
- Headache;
- Increased hunger;
- Loss of consciousness;
- Nervousness;
- Nightmares;
- Seizures;
- Shakiness;
- Sweating;
- Tiredness;
- Vision changes;

Interactions

Do not take Insulin-lispro with any of the following drugs:
- "water pills";
- ACE inhibitors;
- Albuterol;
- Anti-psychotic drugs;
- Atypical anti-psychotics;
- Beta-blocker medications;
- Chlorpromazine;
- Clofibrate;
- Clonidine;
- Clozapine;
- Corticosteroids (prednisone);
- Danazol;
- Disopyramide;
- Diuretics;
- Enalapril;
- Epinephrine;
- Estrogens;
- Fibrates;
- Fluoxetine;
- Furazolidone;
- Furosemide;
- Gemfibrozil;
- Glyburide;
- Guanethidine;
- Hydrochlorothiazide;
- Indinavir;
- Isocarboxazid;
- Isoniazid;
- Linezolid;
- Lisinopril;
- Lithium;
- MAO inhibitors;
- Metoprolol;
- Moclobemide;
- Niacin;
- NPH;
- Olanzapine;
- Oral diabetes medicine;
- Other insulin products;
- Pentamidine;
- Pentoxifylline;
- Phenelzine;
- Phenothiazines;
- Pioglitazone;
- Procarbazine;
- Progestins (birth control pills);
- Propoxyphene;
- Protease inhibitors;
- Quinolone antibiotics (ciprofloxacin);
- Rasagiline;
- Regular;
- Reserpine;
- Ritonavir;
- Salicylates (aspirin);
- Selegiline;
- Somatropin;
- Sulfa antibiotics (sulfamethoxazole);
- Sympathomimetic drugs;
- Thyroid medicine;
- Tranylcypromine;

Other Brand Names

In some countries Insulin-lispro may also be known as:
- 30/70 and 50/50;
- actraphane 10,20,30,40,50;
- apidra;
- exubera;
- humaject m1, m2;
- Insulin-lispro mix 25;
- Insulin-lispro;
- humulin 20/80;
- humulin l;
- humulin nph;
- humulin r;
- humulin ul;
- hypurin isophane;
- hypurin neutral;
- iletin ii pork lente;
- iletin ii pork nph;
- iletin ii pork regular;
- insuman basal;
- insuman comb;
- lantus;
- lente;
- levemir;
- mixtard 20/80;
- monotard;
- novomix 30;
- protaphane;
- regular iletin ii;
- ultratard;

Side Effects

Insulin-lispro side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- anxious feeling;
- convulsions - these are the most common side effects of this medicine;
- dryness of mouth;
- excessive hunger;
- fast or weak pulse;
- headache;
- low blood sugar;
- muscle cramps;
- nausea;
- nervousness;
- shortness of breath;
- slurred speech;
- thickening of skin at the place of injection;
- tingling in the hands, feet and limbs;
- vomiting;
- wheezing;
- blurred vision;
- chills;
- cold sweat;
- confusion;
- dizziness;
- drowsiness;
- fainting;
- fast heartbeat;
- flushing;
- fruity breath odor;
- headache;
- hunger;
- increased urination;
- injection site reactions;
- irritation;
- itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- low blood sugar (hypoglycemia);
- muscle pain;
- pain;
- rapid breathing;
- rapid heart rate;
- rash;
- redness;
- severe dizziness;
- shaking;
- sweating;
- thirst;
- tingling of the hands or feet;
- trouble breathing;
- weakness;
Without Prescription (2017)