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Insulin Glulisine

Insulin Glulisine Information

Insulin Glulisine Benefits & Uses

Insulin Glulisine is used to treat the following -

  1. टाइप 1 मधुमेह Primary
  2. टाइप 2 मधुमेह 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?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Insulin Glulisine. It is best to stop taking Insulin Glulisine immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Insulin Glulisine safe during breastfeeding?

Insulin Glulisine is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Kidneys?

Insulin Glulisine rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Liver?

Side effects of Insulin Glulisine rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Heart?

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

Safe

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 -

Hydrocortisone

Albuterol

Loratadine,Pseudoephidrine

    Paracetamol,Pseudoephedrine,Chlorpheniramine

      Chlorpheniramine,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

        Salbutamol

        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?

        No, there is no any evidence that Insulin Glulisine is addictive.

        No

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

        Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Insulin Glulisine since it does not cause drowsiness.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Insulin Glulisine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        There is no benefit of taking Insulin Glulisine for mental disorders.

        No

        Insulin Glulisine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Insulin Glulisine

        It is safe to take Insulin Glulisine with food.

        Safe

        Interaction between Alcohol and Insulin Glulisine

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

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

        1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 698-700
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 265
        3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Apidra (insulin glulisine)