Insulin Glulisine Penfill - Apidra 100IU/ml Solution for Injection

 225 people have bought this recently
1 Injection in 1 Packet
₹ 1105.92 ₹1152 4% OFF Save: ₹47
1 INJECTION 1 Packet ₹ 1105.92 ₹1152 4% OFF Save: ₹47

  • Manufactured by: Sanofi India Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Insulin Glulisine (100 IU/ml)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Country of Origin: India

    Insulin Glulisine Information

    Insulin Glulisine is an allopathic medicine The correct dosage of Insulin Glulisine depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.



    Insulin Glulisine Benefits & Uses

    Insulin Glulisine is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2

    Other Benefits

    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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 1
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 units/kg
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 1
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 units/kg
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 1
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 units/kg
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 1
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 units/kg
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Insulin Glulisine Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    • Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
    • Peripheral Edema

    Mild

    • Pharyngitis
    • Headache
    • Influenza like symptoms
    • Rash

    Insulin Glulisine Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Insulin Glulisine safe for pregnant women?


      Insulin Glulisine can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Insulin Glulisine right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

      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 has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Liver?


      Very few cases of side effects of Insulin Glulisine on the liver have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Insulin Glulisine on the Heart?


      Insulin Glulisine is not harmful for 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 -

    Moderate

    HydrocortisoneAlbuterolLoratadine,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 -



          Frequently asked Questions about Insulin Glulisine

          • Is this Insulin Glulisine habit forming or addictive?


            Forming a habit of Insulin Glulisine has not been reported.

            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?


            Yes, but consume Insulin Glulisine only on doctor's advice.

            Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
          • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


            Insulin Glulisine is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

            No

          Insulin Glulisine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

          • Interaction between Food and Insulin Glulisine


            Taking Insulin Glulisine with food is safe.

            Safe
          • Interaction between Alcohol and Insulin Glulisine


            Taking Insulin Glulisine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

            Severe


          See all substitutes for Insulin Glulisine


          This medicine data has been created by -

          Vikas Chauhan

          B.Pharma, Pharmacy
          5 Years of Experience


          References

          April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 698-700

          KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 265

          US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Apidra (insulin glulisine)



          In stock alternatives of Insulin Glulisine (based on Insulin Glulisine)

          Insulin Glulisine Penfill
          Insulin Glulisine Penfill 3 ml Penfill in 1 Packet ₹700 7000% off


          You may also like

          Novomix 30 100IU/ml Penfill 3ml
          Novomix 30 100IU/ml Penfill 3ml 3 ml Penfill in 1 Packet ₹809 ₹8514% off





          cross
          Ask your health query from live doctors now!