Active Ingredient(s): Insulin Glulisine Recombinant
FDA Approved: * April 16, 2004
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Apidra Overview

Insulin detemir, sold under the brand name Levemir among others, is a long-acting insulin used to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.[6] It is used by injection under the skin.[6] It is effective for up to 24 hours.[6] Common side effects include low blood sugar, allergic reactions, pain at the site of injection, and weight gain.[6] Use in pregnancy and breastfeeding appears safe.[7] It works by increasing the ...

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Diffrences Of Insulins

Imean rapid insulin n long effect one, Apidra, aspart,n the grey colour pen insulins? ## Well, you've already specified the differences. There are some that work fast to bring your blood sugar down, which means they also don't work that long in the body, so they usually require more frequent dosing or must be followed by one of the other ones. The long acting are exactly that, they last longer in the body to help control your blood sugar for a longer period of time. The problem with them, however, is that they can take a bit to start working, so someone's sugar may rise for awhile, before it starts to bring them down. That's why they're often combined with a short acting. Learn more Insulin details here. Are you diabetic and using insulin?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Insulin Glulisine Recombinant
  • Injection: 0, 100 units/ml, 1000 units/10ml (100 units/ml), 300 units/3ml, 300 units/3ml (100 units/ml)
  • Powder: 1mg/inh, 3mg/inh
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Apidra: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0088-2500 Apidra 100 [iu]/Ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC

Other drugs which contain Insulin Glulisine Recombinant or a similar ingredient: (3 results)