INSUGEN 50/50 100IU/ML INJECTION

SKU: AH_CH_IN_4399 Category:

Generic :  Insulin Isophane/NPH (50%) + Human Insulin/Soluble Insulin (50%)

Treatment Diabetes

Pack size  : 10Ml (Vial)

Manufacturer : Biocon

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$10.02

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Insugen 50/50 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 50/50 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.

 

BENEFITS OF INSUGEN INJECTION

In Diabetes

Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml contains an intermediate-acting and a short-acting type of insulin. Together, they ensure rapid and consistent sugar control that helps control blood sugar levels for an entire day. It is given as an injection and your doctor or nurse will train you on the correct way to inject it. Managing blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.

 

HOW TO USE INSUGEN INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

 

HOW INSUGEN INJECTION WORKS

Insugen 50/50 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.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Insugen 50/50 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.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Insugen 50/50 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.
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Driving

CAUTION
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver

CAUTION
Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.

 

Drug Interactions

  • PHENELZINE
  • ISOCARBOXAZID
  • IMIPRAMINE
  • DESIPRAMINE
  • TRANYLCYPROMINE
  • MOCLOBEMIDE
  • SELEGILINE
  • LINEZOLID
  • LITHIUM
  • SUMATRIPTAN
  • TRAMADOL
  • CIMETIDINE
  • LANSOPRAZOLE
  • OMEPRAZOLE
  • FLUCONAZOLE
  • TICLOPIDINE
  • WARFARIN
  • MEFLOQUINE

 

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE INSUGEN INJECTION?

If you have missed a dose of Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml, your blood sugar level may become too high (hyperglycemia). Check your blood sugar and then take the next dose accordingly.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Insugen

  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Weight gain

FAQ's

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Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml?

No, it is not safe to drink alcohol while using Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml. Drinking alcohol while using this medicine may lower your blood sugar levels and cause unexpected hypoglycemia.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Which is the best area to inject Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml?

Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml is to be injected under the skin (subcutaneously). The best areas to give Insugen 50/50 Injection 100IU/ml are your stomach, upper thigh, upper arm or buttocks.

Q. What are the symptoms of high blood sugar?

Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, stomach pain, fruity breath odor, dry mouth and a fast heartbeat.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10ml

pack form  – injection

 

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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