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Drug Guide

Insulin Aspart

    Subcut / IV
    Insulin Aspart
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Insulin is an hormone normally produced by pancreatic beta cells that is responsible for regulation of glucose, fat and protein metabolism.
  • Pharmacology
  • Clear solution
  • Onset 15 minutes
  • Peak effect 1-3 hours
  • Duration 3-5 hours

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Bolus dosing for type I or II diabetes
  • Insulin infusion for perioperative hyperglycaemic management
  • Insulin infusion for diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Contraindications

  • Hypoglycaemia.
  • Adverse Effects
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Weight gain
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
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