Exubera

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 is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the trade name Levemir. It is an insulin analogue in which a fatty acid (myristic acid) is bound to the lysine amino acid at position B29. It is quickly absorbed after which it binds to albumin in the blood through its fatty acid at position B29. It then slowly dissociates from this complex. In a clinical study[1] that compared the efficacy and safe...

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is anyone having lung problems with exubera ## AGREED ## Here's the site with information on Exubera: Exubera Click Here They also post a serious warning on the site about possible lung problems: EXUBERA may lower your lung function, so you will need to take a breathing test before you start treatment and, from time to time, as you keep taking EXUBERA. You should not take EXUBERA if you have an unstable or poorly controlled lung disease (such as unstable or poorly controlled asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) or if you smoke, start smoking, or quit smoking less than 6 months ago. You should not take EXUBERA if you are under 18 years of age or if you are allergic to insulin or any of the inactive ingredients in EXUBERA.

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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)






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