How do you dilute Humalog?

Humalog may be diluted with STERILE DILUENT for Humalog®, Humulin® N, Humulin® 50/50, Humulin® 70/30, and NPH Iletin® to a concentration of 1:10 (equivalent to U-10) or 1:2 (equivalent to U-50). Diluted Humalog may remain in patient use for 28 days when stored at 5°C (41°F) and for 14 days when stored at 30°C (86°F).

Can you dilute insulin in saline?

Mix 250 units of regular human insulin in 250 mL of normal saline (1 U/mL).

How do you take Humalog Mix?

You should normally inject Humalog Mix25 within 15 minutes of a meal. If you need to, you can inject soon after a meal. But your doctor will have told you exactly how much to use, when to use it, and how often.

How do you use a vial of Humalog?

Choose your injection site. HUMALOG is injected under the skin (subcutaneously) of your stomach area (abdomen), buttocks, upper legs or upper arms. Wipe the skin with an alcohol swab. Let the injection site dry before you inject your dose.

How do you dilute IVI insulin?

Insulin infusion

  1. 50 ml syringe.
  2. Dilute 50 units Actrapid to total of 50 mls normal saline (giving 1 unit / ml)
  3. Dilute in saline (for hyperglycaemia) or 5% dextrose (for hyperkalaemia)
  4. Start infusion depending on hourly BM readings.
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What’s the difference between Humalog and Humalog Mix?

Humalog is a rapid-acting insulin that contains insulin lispro. It starts working within 15 minutes and lasts for about 4 to 6 hours. Humalog Mix is a premixed insulin. It contains insulin lispro and insulin lispro protamine.

What is in Humalog Mix?

Each milliliter of HUMALOG Mix75/25 injection contains insulin lispro 100 units, 0.28 mg protamine sulfate, 16 mg glycerin, 3.78 mg dibasic sodium phosphate, 1.76 mg Metacresol, zinc oxide content adjusted to provide 0.025 mg zinc ion, 0.715 mg phenol, and Water for Injection.

How many Humalog Kwikpens are in a box?

Humalog Insulin 100U/ml KwikPen 3ml Cartridge – Box of 5 Cartridges.

How do you administer Humalog insulin?

You can inject your dose of Humalog under the skin of your stomach area, back of upper arm, upper leg, or buttocks. Never inject Humalog into a muscle or vein. Work with your doctor to determine what the most appropriate injection sites are for you.

Can Humalog be diluted?

Humalog may be diluted with STERILE DILUENT for Humalog®, Humulin® N, Humulin® 50/50, Humulin® 70/30, and NPH Iletin® to a concentration of 1:10 (equivalent to U-10) or 1:2 (equivalent to U-50). Diluted Humalog may remain in patient use for 28 days when stored at 5°C (41°F) and for 14 days when stored at 30°C (86°F).

Do you dilute insulin?

Do not dilute the insulin.

How do you dilute glargine insulin?

In this instance, a 1:100 dilution of insulin glargine in 0.9% saline was prepared using 0.1 mL of commercially available 100-unit/mL insulin glargine added to 9.9 mL of 0.9% normal saline to yield a 1-unit/mL diluted product. A volume of 0.1 mL of this dilution was drawn up in an insulin syringe and administered.

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