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Insulin wallchart

Name Manufacturer Source Delivery system RAPID-ACTING ANALOGUE NovoRapid Novo Nordisk Humalog Lilly Apidra Sanofi-Aventis SHORT-ACTING INSULINS/NEUTRAL INSULIN Actrapid Novo Nordisk Pork Actrapid* Novo Nordisk Velosulin* Novo Nordisk Humulin S Lilly Hypurin Bovine Neutral Wockhardt UK Hypurin Porcine Neutral Wockhardt UK Insuman Rapid Sanofi-Aventis Exubera Pfizer MEDIUM AND LONG-ACTING INSULINS Novo Nordisk Insulatard Humulin I Hypurin Bovine Isophane Hypurin Bovine Lente Hypurin Bovine PZI Hypurin Porcine Isophane Insuman Basal Pork Insulatard* MIXED INSULINS Mixtard 30 Mixtard 10, 20, 40, 50* Humulin M3 Hypurin Porcine 30/70 Mix Insuman Comb 15 Insuman Comb 25 Insuman Comb 50 Pork Mixtard 30* ANALOGUE MIXTURE Humalog Mix 25 Humalog Mix 50 NovoMix 30 LONG-ACTING ANALOGUE Lantus Levemir Lilly Wockhardt UK Wockhardt UK Wockhardt UK Wockhardt UK Sanofi-Aventis Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk Lilly Wockhardt UK Sanofi-Aventis Sanofi-Aventis Sanofi-Aventis Novo Nordisk Lilly Lilly Novo Nordisk Sanofi-Aventis Novo Nordisk Analogue Analogue Analogue Human Pork Human Human Bovine Porcine Human Human Human Human Bovine Bovine Bovine Porcine Human Pork Human Human Human Porcine Human Human Human Pork Analogue Analogue Analogue Analogue Analogue Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Vial Vial Vial Vial, cartridge Vial, cartridge Vial, cartridge Cartridge, prefilled pen Blister pack, inhaler Vial, cartridge, pre-filled insulin doser Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Vial, cartridge Vial Vial Vial, cartridge Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Vial Vial, cartridge, pre-filled insulin doser Cartridge Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Vial, cartridge Prefilled pen Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Cartridge, prefilled pen Vial Cartridge, prefilled pen Cartridge, prefilled pen Cartridge, prefilled pen Vial, cartridge, prefilled pen Cartridge, prefilled pen

Key to colours duration onset Taken peak Times are approximate and may vary from person to person. This is a guide only. Onset, peak and duration 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34

Just before / with / just after food Just before / with / just after food 015 minutes before, or soon after, a meal 30 mins before food 30 mins before food 30 mins before food 2045 mins before food 1530 mins before food 1530 mins before food 1530 mins before food Within 10 mins before food About 30 mins before food or bed About 30 mins before food or bed As advised by your healthcare team As advised by your healthcare team As advised by your healthcare team As advised by your healthcare team About 45 mins before food or bed About 30 mins before food or bed 30 mins before food 30 mins before food 2045 mins before food As advised by your healthcare team 3045 mins before food 3045 mins before food 2030 mins before food About 30 mins before food or bed Just before / with / just after food Just before / with / just after food Just before / with / just after food Once a day, anytime (but at same time each day) Once or twice daily
36hrs

Company contacts Novo Nordisk: 0845 600 5055 Lilly: 01256 315999 Wockhardt UK: 01978 661261 Sanofi-Aventis:
* Discontinued from end of December 2007

01483 505515 Pfizer: 01304 616161

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