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Precautions and Warnings With Inhaled Insulin

Who Should Not Take Inhaled Insulin?

You should not take inhaled insulin if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Exubera, inhaled insulin, or any of the inactive components used to make inhaled insulin. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Smoke (or have smoked within the past six months). If you start smoking, you must stop using inhaled insulin, due to the risk of low blood sugar.
     
  • Have unstable or poorly controlled lung problems.
     

Precautions and Warnings With Inhaled Insulin: A Summary

There are several situations in which inhaled insulin should not be taken, along with a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking it. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with inhaled insulin that may apply to you.
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