Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml is a combination of two medicines, an intermediate-acting and a short-acting type of insulin. It is used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus (type 1 and 2) to improve blood sugar control both in adults and children. It helps maintain the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml is normally prescribed along with other diabetes medicines. Your doctor or nurse will teach you the correct way of injecting it under the skin. It should be taken 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal. Don’t stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
It is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Check your blood sugar levels regularly, keep track of your results and share them with your doctor. This is very important to work out the correct dose of the medicine for you.
Do not use this medicine when you have low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia). Tell your doctor if you’ve ever had kidney, liver or heart problems before starting treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor as the dose may need to be changed.
HOW INSUGEN INJECTION WORKS
Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml is a combination of two insulin preparations: Insulin Isophane / NPH and Human Insulin / Soluble Insulin. Insulin Isophane / NPH has a prolonged duration of action, while human insulin / soluble insulin has a fast onset of action. Together, they ensure rapid and consistent sugar control by facilitating reuptake of sugar in muscle and fat cells and suppressing the production of sugar in the liver.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
If you have missed a dose of Insugen 30/70 Injection 100IU/ml, your blood sugar level may become too high (hyperglycemia). Check your blood sugar and then take the next dose accordingly.