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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
This medicine is for injection under the skin. Use exactly as directed. This insulin should never be mixed in the same syringe with other insulins before injection. Do not vigorously shake before use. 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.
Always check the appearance of your insulin before using it. This medicine should be clear and colorless like water. Do not use it if it is cloudy, thickened, colored, or has solid particles in it.
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 as young as 1 year for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
What if I miss a dose?TOP
For adults: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. Make sure your next dose is taken at least 8 hours later. Do not take double or extra doses.
For adolescents and children: 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 pen in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F). Do not freeze or store directly next to the refrigerator cooling element. Do not use if the insulin if it has been frozen. Store an in-use pen in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees C (36 and 46 degrees F) or at room temperature, below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). The in-use pen may be used for up to 56 days (8 weeks) after being opened, if it is refrigerated or kept at room temperature.
Protect from light and excessive heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date or after the specified time for room temperature storage has passed.