Novolog Mix 70-30
"Miriam E. Tucker
Medscape Medical News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will now require a "for single patient use only" warning on all multidose pen devices used for injectable diabetes medications.
NovoLog Mix 70/30
NovoLog Mix 70/30 Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What are the possible side effects of insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What is the most important information I should know about insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- How should I use insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What happens if I overdose (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What should I avoid while using insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- What other drugs will affect insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
Since insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine is used before meals, you may not be on a timed dosing schedule. Whenever you use this medication, be sure to eat a meal within 15 minutes. Do not use extra insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine to make up a missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose can cause life-threatening hypoglycemia.
Symptoms of severe hypoglycemia include extreme weakness, blurred vision, sweating, trouble speaking, tremors, stomach pain, confusion, and seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while using insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
Avoid drinking alcohol. It lowers blood sugar and may interfere with your diabetes treatment.
What other drugs will affect insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine (NovoLog Mix 70/30)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin);
- clonidine (Catapres);
- disopyramide (Norpace);
- niacin (Advicor, Niaspan, Niacor, Simcor, Slo-Niacin, and otheres);
- pramlintide (Symlin);
- fenofibrate (Antara, Lipofen, Triglide), fenofibric acid (Trilipix), or gemfibrozil (Lopid);
- enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), ramipril (Altace), and others;
- aspirin or other salicylates (including Pepto-Bismol);
- birth control pills and other hormones;
- diet pills or medicines to treat asthma, colds or allergies;
- diuretics (water pills);
- a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI);
- phenothiazines (Phenergan and others);
- thyroid medicine (Synthroid and others);
- a beta-blocker (Tenormin, Normodyne, Toprol, Coreg, Inderal, and others);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders (Abilify, Clozaril, Zyprexa, Compazine, Risperdal, and others);
- steroids (prednisone and others); or
- sulfa drugs (Bactrim, Septra, and others).
This list is not complete and there are many other medicines that can increase or decrease the effects of insulin on lowering your blood sugar. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about insulin aspart and insulin aspart protamine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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