insulin, long acting

Adult
Uses
  • type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
  • gestational diabetes
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • hypoglycemia
  • sweating
  • tremore
  • tachycardia
  • hunger
  • lethargy
  • weakness
  • confusion
  • altered behaviour
  • seizures
  • coma
  • weight increase
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
0.2-1unit/kg/day poor control: 0.1 - 0.2 units/kg once daily in evening or 10 units 1or2 daily
Monitoring
  • glucose
  • urine ketones
Source of Suggestion