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Novolog 70/30 (Insulin Aspart)

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Description

NOVOLOG 70/30 is a medication that can be prescribed to treat high blood sugar in people with diabetes. NOVOLOG 70/30 is approved for use in type 1 diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

NOVOLOG 70/30 is a mixture of two different types of insulin: rapid-acting insulin and intermediate-acting insulin. The product is used to manage blood sugar spikes around meals and to provide around-the-clock treatment.

Directions

Inject NOVOLOG insulin 70/30 under the skin as directed by your doctor. Your doctor will determine the most appropriate dosage based on your diet, physical activity, and blood sugar readings.

Inject within 15 minutes before a meal. Those with type 2 diabetes may administer their dose after they have started eating.

The vial should be uniformly cloudy and white. Do not use the vial if it is clear or contains visible particles.

Resuspend NOVOLOG 70/30 immediately before use.

Ingredients

NOVOLOG 70/30 is a mixture of two types of insulin.

Insulin Aspart protamine makes up 70% of the mixture and is the intermediate-acting component.

Insulin Aspart is the rapid-acting insulin that makes up 30% of the mixture.

Interactions

Many different medications can change blood sugar for people with diabetes. Certain medications can make blood sugar go up or go down. The dose of insulin may need to be adjusted with the following:

  • Alcohol
  • Atypical Antipsychotics
  • Beta-blockers
  • Clonidine
  • Corticosteroids
  • Disopyramide
  • Diuretics
  • Estrogens/Progesterones
  • Fibrates
  • Fluoxetine
  • Isoniazid
  • Lithium
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • Niacin
  • Oral antidiabetic agents
  • Pentoxifylline
  • Phenothiazine derivatives
  • Pramlintide
  • Propoxyphene
  • Protease inhibitors
  • Salicylates
  • Somatostatin Analogues
  • Somatropin
  • Sulfonamide Antibiotics
  • Sympathomimetic agents
  • Thyroid replacement medication

Cautions

The most common side effect of insulin treatment is low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), which can be life-threatening. Do not use insulin during hypoglycemia.

Double-check the insulin label before administration to avoid medication errors.

Use caution if you have changed your diet, physical activity, or have liver or kidney problems. Your doctor may ask you to monitor blood sugar more frequently.

Side Effects

The most side effects with NOVOLOG 70/30 include:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Edema
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Injection site reactions
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Pruritis
  • Rash
  • Weight gain

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References

  1. Novolog 70/30 [package insert] Plainsboro, NJ: Novo Nordisk; 2019.


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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