Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Human Mixtard 50 Injection 40IU-ml
Human Mixtard 50 Injection 40IU/ml is a combination of two medicines, an intermediate-acting and a short-acting type of insulin. It is used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus (type 1 and 2) to improve blood sugar control both in adults and children. It helps maintain the blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Human Mixtard 50/50 40iu Injection 10ml contains insulin which belongs to class of Insulins and analogues (synthetic human hormones).
Human Mixtard 50 Injection 40IU/ml contains an intermediate-acting and a short-acting type of insulin. Together, they ensure rapid and consistent sugar control that helps control blood sugar levels for an entire day. It is given as an injection and your doctor or nurse will train you on the correct way to inject it. Managing blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
Do not use this medicine when you have low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia). Tell your doctor if you’ve ever had kidney, liver or heart problems before starting treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor as the dose may need to be changed.
It is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Check your blood sugar levels regularly, keep track of your results and share them with your doctor. This is very important to work out the correct dose of the medicine for you
Q: What food items I should avoid, as I'm a diabetic?
Q: Can I stop taking Human Mixtard 50/50 40iu Injection 10ml if I am feeling uncomfortable after taking this medicine?
A: No, you can not stop taking your insulin without speaking with a doctor. It may lead to high blood sugar levels and may worsen your disease condition and land you in complications. In case of side effects or discomfort, talk to your doctor. You may need dose adjustment.
Q: Why should I always change the site for taking this injection?
A: Taking injection at the same site may lead to a lump formation, local irritation and itching. Thus it is advisable not to take injections at the same site or maintain a gap of at least one day.
Q: What other lifestyle modifications I need to consider to manage diabetes?
Q: I experience low blood sugar levels often, what could be the possible reasons?
Risk factors for developing low blood glucose levels include taking too much insulin, not taking adequate meals or missing meals, too much alcohol consumption, fever and too much exercise
Some medicines, when used with insulin can result in such episodes like other diabetes medicine glimepiride, medicines used for fever and pain (salicylates), ramipril, etc.
Report to your doctor about these episodes. You may need a dose of adjustment.
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