Novolin N (human insulin) is an intermediate-acting type of insulin. Insulin helps to control blood sugar levels in diabetes mellitus, including diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2. Novolin N is less popular than other insulins. There are currently no generic options for any insulin brand, but less expensive biosimilar versions may be available in the future.
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- What should I tell my doctor?
- How should I use this drug?
- What if I miss a dose?
- Where should I store this drug?
What should I tell my doctor?TOP
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How should I use this drug?TOP
Insulin is for injection under the skin. Use exactly as directed. It is important to follow the directions given to you by your health care professional or doctor. You will be taught how to use this medicine and how to adjust doses for activities and illness. Do not use more insulin than prescribed. Do not use more or less often than prescribed.
Always check the appearance of your insulin before using it. This medicine should be white and cloudy. Do not use it if it is not uniformly cloudy after mixing.
It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
What if I miss a dose?TOP
It is important not to miss a dose. Your health care professional or doctor should discuss a plan for missed doses with you. If you do miss a dose, follow their plan. Do not take double doses.
Where should I store this drug?TOP
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store unopened insulin vials in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F). Do not freeze or use if the insulin has been frozen. Store opened insulin vials in the refrigerator or at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). Keeping your insulin at room temperature decreases the amount of pain during injection. If you are using Humulin N brand vials, your open insulin vial should be thrown away after 31 days. If you are using Novolin N brand vials, your open insulin vial should be thrown away after 42 days. Protect from heat and light.
Store unopened prefilled insulin pens in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F.) Do not freeze or use if the insulin has been frozen. After opening, keep this medicine at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). Do not store in the refrigerator. Protect from heat and light. Throw away the insulin pen 14 days after opening.