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Insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro is a prescription medication used for controlling blood sugar in people with diabetes. It contains a rapid-acting insulin and an intermediate-acting insulin, starts working quickly, and continues to work for several hours. Insulin lispro protamine/insulin lispro comes in injectable form and is injected just under the skin before meals twice a day, within 15 minutes before you start eating.
- Low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia)
- A skin reaction at the injection site
- Thickening or pitting of the skin at the injection site
- Allergic reactions.