Inhaled Insulin (Exubera)
A discontinued medication, inhaled insulin (Exubera®) is a prescription drug approved to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults. The medication is inhaled into the lungs through the mouth, making it different from other forms of insulin, which need to be injected. It works by providing insulin for the body and helping remove sugar from the blood.
(To learn more, click Inhaled Insulin. This article tells you what you need to know about side effects, safety precautions, and why the manufacturer chose to discontinue the medication.)