Flashcards in Insulin preparations Deck (16)
Insulin preparations (groups)
Insulin preparations - indications
Used for all DM1 pt.
1/3 of DM2
Insulin - adverse effects
Rapid-acting insulin (3 drugs)
Rapid-acting insulin - indications
Short-acting insulin (1 drug)
Regular insulin - indications
Diabetic ketoacidosis (adm IV)
Intermediate-acting insulin (1 drug)
Isophane insulin (neutral protamine Hagedorn - NPH)
NPH insulin especially used in which pt?
Is intermediate-acting insulin an alternative to long-acting insulins?
Yes, low-cost alternative
Is slow-acting insulin an alternative to rapid-acting insulins?
No, regular insulin is no suitable for treatment of postprandial glycemia
Long-acting insulins (3 drugs)
Which insulin has no peak effect?
Inhaled insulin can replace which group of insulins?
Alternative to short- or rapid-acting insulins