Apidra Solostar 3Ml
Description : Each mL of the solution for injection contains insulin glulisine 100 units equivalent to 3.49 mg. Each pen contains 3 mL of solution, equivalent to 300 units.
It contains sodium <1 mmol (23 mg) per dose ie, essentially ‘sodium-free’.
Insulin glulisine is made by biotechnology.
It has rapid onset of action (within 10-20 min) and short duration of action (about 4 hrs).
Indications / Uses : Treatment of adults, adolescents & childn =6 yr w/ DM, where treatment w/ insulin is required.
Administration : Should be taken with food: Administer w/in 15 min or immediately after a meal.
Contraindications : Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions : Renal or hepatic impairment. Transfer from other types of insulin. Inadequate dosing or discontinuation of treatment. Monitor blood sugar level frequently. Contains metacresol which may cause allergic reactions. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <6 yr.