insulin, short acting

Adult
Uses
  • type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
  • gestational diabets
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • hypoglycemia
  • sweating
  • tremore
  • tachycardia
  • hunger
  • lethargy
  • weakness
  • confusion
  • altered behaviour
  • seizures
  • coma
  • weight increase
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
0.5-0.8 units/kg/day insulin resistance: 0.5 units/ kg/ day Inj/SC: 20-30 min before starting meal
Source of Suggestion