19 Oct APIDRA [insulin glulisine injection (rDNA origin)] is a recombinant . package insert, and the pump manufacturer’s manual (see DOSAGE AND. Technische Information / Technical information. Kontur / Outline. Package leaflet: Information for the user. Apidra® SoloStar®. Units/ml solution for injection. Apidra U/ml, solution for injection in a pre filled pen SoloStar. 2. the pre- filled pen SoloStar, the instructions for use included in the package leaflet must.
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An injection of the hormone glucagon may speed up recovery from unconsciousness. Push the bubbles out with the plunger and then withdraw the correct dose.
Apidra is supplied in New Zealand by:. Keep the injection pen, cartridge or vial at room temperature for 1 or 2 hours before use. Do not share vials, needles or syringes. Leave the cartridge in the pen until it needs to be replaced.
If you have an allergy to:. Dispose of your insulin syringes safely into a sharps container. Ask your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator for help. Vials that are first carried as a spare for a while must also be discarded 28 apidrw after being removed from the refrigerator.
Things you must not do Do not stop using Apidra unless your doctor tells you to. Make insrt they know to turn you on your side and get medical help immediately if you lose consciousness.
Insert the needle into the vial of cloudy NPH insulin. Things you must do Measure your blood sugar level regularly.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some people. Your doctor or diabetes educator will show you how and when to do this. Using the outer needle cap, unscrew the needle and dispose of it safely apivra a sharps container. Do not give Apidra to anyone else, even if they have the same condition as you.
Put the needle through the rubber top of the NPH insulin vial and inject air into the vial.
What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Apidra. The safety test also iinsert any air bubbles and helps indicate whether or not a needle is bent or broken. Tell your relatives, friends, close workmates or carers that you have diabetes.
If your doctor tells you to stop using Apidra or the expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any medicine that is left over. Use a different injection site each injection so that the same appidra is not used more insedt than once a month. Discard the pre-filled pen within 28 days of first use. If you double a dose, this may cause low blood sugar levels. Do not allow it to freeze.
It is important to keep using Apidra even if you feel well. Do not take an extra dose at a later time just because you have missed a dose.
If you miss taking your dose at the regular scheduled time, taking a dose at another time can increase your risk of having a hypo. It does not contain all the available information. Keep this leaflet with the medicine. Your doctor may need to adjust your dose of Apidra or of other medicines you are taking. Carefully follow all the directions. Tell your doctor if you notice anything that is making you feel unwell. If the product appears cloudy, discoloured or contains particles, or if the injection pen, cartridge or vial appears damaged.
Your dose of Apidra or other medicines may need to be changed. If you do not understand the instructions, ask your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator for help. Make sure the tip of the needle is in the insulin and withdraw the correct dose into the syringe.
What Apidra is used for Apidra is used to reduce high blood sugar glucose levels in people with diabetes mellitus. Inject Apidra into the abdomen, thighs or upper arms. Do this even if there are no signs of discomfort or poisoning. After the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. Do not give Apidra to children less than apidrq years of age. Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry inaert.
Tell your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator if you are travelling. Hold the vial and syringe firmly in one hand, with the vial above the syringe.