NOVOPEN 3 100IU|ml Injection 3ml

 1,250.00

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Drug Strength: 100IU/ml
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 3ml
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Human Insulin:100IU/ml | Insulins

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : NovoProduct Form : InjectionPack Size : 3mlIngredients : Human Insulin:100IU/mlGeneric Category : Insulins

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    How it works

    NOVOPEN 3 100IU|ml Injection 3ml works by helping move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy. It also stops the liver from producing more sugar. All of the types of insulin that are available work in this way.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for NOVOPEN 3 100IU|ml Injection 3ml

    • Decreased blood glucose levels severe
    • Decreased potassium levels severe
    • Itching and rash
    • Headache
    • Injection site pain
    • Muscle pain
    • Loss of appetite
    • Increased thirst

    Uses of NOVOPEN 3 100IU|ml Injection 3ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Type 1 Diabetes mellitus

      This medicine is used in the treatment of Type 1 Diabetes mellitus, a lifelong condition in which the pancreas does not produce sufficient insulin to control the blood sugar levels.

    • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

      This medicine is used in the treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus, a lifelong condition in which the insulin produced by the body cannot be used properly by the cells to convert glucose into energy.

    • Diabetic ketoacidosis

      This medicine is used for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis, a serious complication of diabetes characterized by symptoms such as nausea, abdominal pain, frequent urination, increased thirst, confusion, fruity-scented breath, etc.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of both hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels) and hyperglycemia (high blood glucose levels) depending on the quantity and frequency of alcohol consumption. This may cause severe side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, increased thirst, increased hunger, mood changes, extreme fatigue, etc.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is considered safe for use by pregnant women. However, it must be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      Use of insulin by breastfeeding women is considered acceptable. Breastfeeding women generally require lower doses of insulin.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to insulin or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

    • Hypoglycemia

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from decreased blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is considered safe for use by pregnant women. However, it must be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Breast-feeding

      Use of insulin by breastfeeding women is considered acceptable. Breastfeeding women generally require lower doses of insulin.

    General Warnings
    • Hypersensitivity reactions

      This medicine may cause serious and occasionally fatal hypersensitivity reactions (severe allergic reactions) including anaphylactic shock in some patients. Seek immediate medical intervention if any signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction such as skin rash, sore throat, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, etc. occur. If an anaphylactic reaction occurs, the treatment should be discontinued immediately and appropriate corrective measures should be undertaken.

    • Hypoglycemia

      This medicine may cause hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels) in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from kidney diseases, malnourishment, pituitary gland diseases, etc. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition. Your doctor may advise you to carry a sugar candy to counteract the effects of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).

    • Hypokalemia (Decreased potassium levels)

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients at risk of developing hypokalemia or patients suffering from hypokalemia since it may worsen the patient's condition. Close monitoring of potassium levels, appropriate corrective measures, or dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek immediate medical attention or contact the doctor if an overdose of this medicine is suspected. Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels) may occur in case of an overdose with symptoms such as extreme weakness, blurred vision, sweating, trouble speaking, tremors, stomach pain, confusion, etc. In cases of mild hypoglycemic episodes, oral glucose or sugary products can be used to avoid severe hypoglycemia.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Corticosteroids moderate
    • ACE inhibitors moderate
    • Aspirin moderate
    • Fluoroquinolones moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      Caution is advised if this medicine is used in patients at an increased risk of developing hypokalemia or patients suffering from hypokalemia (decreased blood potassium levels) since it may worsen the patient's condition. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    General Instructions

    Carefully follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and frequent follow-up visits with the doctor may be required based on the clinical condition. Never share an injection pen, cartridge, or syringe with another person, even if the needle has been changed.

    Other details

    • To be taken before food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

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    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver NOVOPEN 3 100IU|ml Injection 3ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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