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Insulin Glulisine

Insulin Glulisine Information

Insulin Glulisine Benefits & Uses

Insulin Glulisine is used to treat the following -

  1. Diabetes Type 1 Primary
  2. Diabetes Type 2 Primary
  3. Diabetes

Insulin Glulisine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Insulin Glulisine

Insulin Glulisine

Insulin Glulisine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Insulin Glulisine is used -

  1. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  2. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  3. Pharyngitis
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Influenza like symptoms
  6. Rash
  7. Weight gain
  8. Peripheral Edema

Insulin Glulisine Related Warnings

Is the use of Insulin Glulisine safe for pregnant women?

Insulin Glulisine may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Insulin Glulisine during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.


Is the use of Insulin Glulisine safe during breastfeeding?

Insulin Glulisine is completely safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Kidneys?

Insulin Glulisine is rarely harmful for kidney.


What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Liver?

Insulin Glulisine may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Heart?

Using Insulin Glulisine does not have any harmful effects on heart.


Severe Interaction of Insulin Glulisine with Other Drugs

Insulin Glulisine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Insulin Glulisine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Insulin Glulisine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  2. Thyroid
  3. Infections
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Hyperthyroidism
  7. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)

Frequently asked Questions about Insulin Glulisine

Is this Insulin Glulisine habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Insulin Glulisine has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Insulin Glulisine since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Insulin Glulisine it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Insulin Glulisine is not used to treat mental disorders.


Insulin Glulisine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Insulin Glulisine

It is safe to take Insulin Glulisine with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Insulin Glulisine

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Insulin Glulisine as it can have severe side effects.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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