Insulin Aspart

Overview

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  • 18 Hormones and other endocrine drugs and contraceptives

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Dosage

Insulin Aspart's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.5 to 0.8 units/kg/day0.65 (0.65)As recommended.SCFor Diabetes Mellitus Type I: Initial dose
0.2 to 0.5 units/kg/day0.35 (0.35)As recommended.SCFor Diabetes Mellitus Type I: Honeymoon phase
0.1 units/kg/day0.1 (0.1)As recommended.SCDose for Diabetes Mellitus Type II: Conventional regimen: Initial dose, monotherapy:
0.5 to 1.2 units/kg/day0.85 (0.85)As recommended.SCFor Diabetes Mellitus Type I: Split dose therapy:
0.5 to 1.5 units/kg/day1 (1)As recommended.SCDose for Diabetes Mellitus Type II: Intensive regimen: Initial dose, monotherapy:
0.7 to 2.5 units/kg/day1.6 (1.6)As recommended.SCFor Diabetes Mellitus Type I: Insulin resistance:
1.5 to 2.5 units/kg/day2 (2)As recommended.SCFor Diabetes Mellitus Type I:Conventional regimen: Maintenance dose, monotherapy:
2.5 units/kg/day2.5 (2.5)As recommended.SCFor Diabetes Mellitus Type I:Intensive regimen: Maintenance dose, monotherapy:
6 to 6 Units6 (6)12 hourlySCThis is the initial dose for type II diabetic patients; when it is available in premixed form (Soluble insulin aspart*/protamine-crystallised insulin aspart*: 100 U/ml in the ratio of 30/70). Give at breakfast and dinner.
12 to 12 Units12 (12)24 hourlySCThis is the initial dose for type II diabetic patients; when it is available in premixed form (Soluble insulin aspart*/protamine-crystallised insulin aspart*: 100 U/ml in the ratio of 30/70). Give at dinner. When using 30 units once daily, it is generally recommended to move to twice-daily when reaching 30 units by splitting the dose into equal breakfast and dinner doses. If twice daily dosing with 30 units results in recurrent daytime hypoglycaemic episodes, the morning dose can be split into morning and lunchtime doses (thrice daily dosing).

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Insulin Aspart is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Insulin Aspart is available.

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Insulin Aspart

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Manufacturers of Insulin Aspart in Pakistan

Nova Novo

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