Active Ingredient(s): Insulin Recombinant Human
FDA Approved: * January 27, 2006
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Diabetes

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

Exubera 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Insulin Recombinant Human
  • 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.

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