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Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro

Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro Drug Interactions

This form of insulin can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro).

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of any type of insulin may experience symptoms such as:
  • Shakiness
  • A fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia)
  • Fainting
  • Sweating
  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to take too much insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Humalog Mix50/50 Overdose or Humalog Mix75/25 Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Unopened vials and pens should be kept in the refrigerator (although they are still good for 28 days at room temperature). Opened vials are good for 28 days, either at room temperature or under refrigeration. Opened pens are good for 10 days only and must be kept at room temperature (do not keep them in the refrigerator once you start using them).

Who Makes Insulin Lispro Protamine/Insulin Lispro?

Insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro is made by Eli Lilly and Company.
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