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Hypurin Regular

Prescription medicineOnly Available By Prescription

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Description

Your healthcare provider may prescribe Hypurin Regular Insulin for the management of blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes.

Hypurin insulin falls into the short-acting insulins, typically taking effect within 30-60 minutes, primarily aimed at reducing elevated blood sugar levels after meals. Regular insulin closely resembles the insulin produced by the human pancreas.

Hypurin Regular Insulin is commonly prescribed for individuals with diabetes type 1, type 2, gestational diabetes, and hyperglycemia. It is necessary for the treatment of certain types of diabetes that are resistant to oral medications.

Insulin works by allowing insulin into the body’s cells by acting like a “key.” Too little insulin results in too much glucose in the bloodstream.

Directions

Take Hypurin Insulin exactly as directed by your doctor.

Ingredients

The active ingredient in Hypurin Regular is insulin regular.

Interactions

Hypurin Regular may have drug-drug interactions with the following:

  • Acarbose
  • Albiglutide
  • Alogliptin
  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid
  • Bortezomib
  • Canagliflozin
  • Chlorprothixene
  • Chlorthalidone
  • Citalopram
  • Dapagliflozin
  • Dulaglutide
  • Edetate CALCIUM Disodium
  • Empagliflozin
  • Ertugliflozin
  • Escitalopram
  • Etilefrine
  • Exenatide
  • Fluoxetine
  • Fluvoxamine
  • Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Agonists
  • Guanethidine
  • Herbal Products with Glucose Lowering Effects
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Indapamide
  • Ipragliflozin
  • Linagliptin
  • Liraglutide
  • Luseogliflozin
  • Macimorelin
  • Maitake
  • Metolazone
  • Miglitol
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
  • Paroxetine
  • Pegvisomant
  • Pioglitazone
  • Pramlintide
  • Quinolones
  • Rosiglitazone
  • Salicylates
  • Saxagliptin
  • Semaglutide
  • Sertraline
  • Sitagliptin

Cautions

Regularly monitor blood sugar levels to make precise adjustments to the insulin dosage. Only alter your insulin regimen with prior consultation with a healthcare provider.

Hypurin Regular Insulin is derived from pork products, so you must inform your doctor if you have any allergies to pork products.

Before commencing treatment with Hypurin Regular Insulin, individuals with diabetes should be well-informed about the possibility of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and the proper management of such an occurrence.

Side Effects

Common adverse reactions to Hypurin insulin may include:

  • Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar)
  • Hypokalemia
  • Injection site swelling
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Peripheral edema
  • Redness at the injection site
  • Weight gain

References

  1. Hypurin [package insert]. Wrexham: CP Pharmaceuticals; 2020.


IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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