Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml works by ensuring rapid and consistent sugar control. Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml is a fast-acting form of insulin that helps lower blood sugar levels after the intake of food. Prevents the risk of having severe complications of diabetes. It stimulates the recovery of sugar in muscle and fat cells and thus suppresses sugar production in the liver. Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml helps in improving the glycaemic control, which in turn decreases the risk of progression of complications of diabetes like damage to the retina (retinopathy), damage to the kidney (nephropathy), impairment of nerve cells (neuropathy), delayed wound healing, diabetic foot ulcer and others. Besides this, Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml can be safely prescribed to the diabetic mother during pregnancy and lactation.
Directions for Use
Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml is administered 5-10 minutes before taking meal subcutaneously (SC) in the abdomen or thigh region. It can be also given intravenously (IV) with 0.9% sodium chloride infusion. However subcutaneous injection of Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml in the abdomen region ensures faster absorption compared to other injection sites. Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml is usually given once or twice daily when both rapid and prolonged effect of insulin is desired. In the initial requirement, the dose requirement is usually between 0.3 and 1.0 IU/kg per day. An injection of Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml should be followed within 30 minutes by a meal or snack containing sugar/glucose (carbohydrates). If you are not well trained to self-administer Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml, ask healthcare professional to administer it.Procedure for self-injecting insulin:
•You should wash your hand first before injecting insulin.
•Then roll the insulin bottle and wipe the bottle top.
•Now pull the plunger of the syringe down to an appropriate number of units your doctor has prescribed.
•Push the needle into the bottle and push syringe plunger down.
•Now once again pull the plunger down to an appropriate number of units as prescribed by the doctor.
•Pick the injection site and wipe it with an alcohol swab. Now, pinch up the skin and push the needle into the skin and then push the plunger in.
•The needle should be kept under the skin for at least 6 seconds to make sure the entire dose is injected.
•After injecting the insulin pull out the needle and dispose of the syringe safely. And then you can have a meal or snack.
Side Effects of Novorapid 100IU/ml Flexpen 3 ml
- Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
- Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level)
- Local injection site reactions
- Lipodystrophy (fat deposition under the skin)
- Pruritus (itchy skin)