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Insulin aspart is a medication approved for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It is a rapid-acting insulin that is injected 5 to 10 minutes before you start eating to help control the blood sugar spike that occurs after meals. The medicine, which is available by prescription only, can also be given by IV or used in an insulin pump.
- Low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia)
- A skin reaction at the injection site
- Thickening or pitting of the skin at the injection site.