Diabetes is a disease that causes high blood sugar levels. Not treating your high blood sugar levels can damage your heart and blood vessels. It can also lead to stroke, kidney failure, and blindness. Humulin N is an injectable drug that treats diabetes by lowering your blood sugar levels.
Humulin N is a brand name kind of insulin. Insulin lowers your blood sugar levels by sending messages to your muscle and fat cells to use sugar from your blood. It also tells your liver to stop making sugar. Did you know that you can buy Canadian insulin online? With diabetes, your body either stops making or stops responding to a hormone called insulin. Your body needs insulin to move sugar from your blood into your cells, which use sugar for energy. Diabetes can cause increased blood sugar levels.
If you and your doctor believe Humulin N is working to help manage your blood sugar levels, you’ll likely use the drug long term. Ask your doctor or contact one of our Pharmacists from our contracted Pharmacy department if this medication is suitable for you. Humulin N contains the active drug isophane, insulin human. This is a special type of insulin made to release the drug slowly over time.
Insulin human is a copy of the insulin your pancreas makes naturally. So your body is able to use human insulin in the same way it uses natural insulin. (Insulin works by moving glucose from your bloodstream into your cells, where they use the sugar as energy.) Insulin human is made using recombinant DNA technology. This means genetic material is combined in order to make the insulin.
HOW TO USE:
Here’s some information on using Humulin N KwikPens and vials.
With Humulin N KwikPens, you use a dial on the pen to select the dose your doctor prescribes for you. You’ll also need to get pen needles when you pick up your prescription. Pen needles are attached to the KwikPen so you can inject your dose. Your doctor or pharmacist should show you how to use the KwikPen the first time you get Humulin N.
With Humulin N vials, you use a syringe to draw up your dose. In addition, you’ll need needles to attach to the syringe. Your doctor or pharmacist should show you how to use Humulin N vials and syringes the first time you get Humulin N.
WHERE TO INJECT: Humulin N is meant to be given only as a subcutaneous injection. You shouldn’t inject the medication into a muscle or directly into a vein. If you do, your body may not absorb Humulin N. These incorrect injections may also cause side effects such as changes in blood sugar levels.
Be sure to use one of the following body sites when you inject Humulin N: belly, thighs, upper arms and buttocks. It’s recommended that you rotate your injection sites. This means using a different site for each dose. Doing so may help you avoid injection site reactions.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF HUMULIN N?
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a frequent side effect of Humulin N (insulin). Symptoms of low blood sugar may include: headache, nausea, hunger, confusion, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, sweating, tremor, trouble concentrating, confusion, or seizure (convulsions).
Other side effects of Humulin N include:
injection site reactions (pain, redness, irritation). Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Humulin including signs of low potassium level in the blood (such as muscle cramps, weakness, irregular heartbeat) Many drugs can affect your blood sugar levels, making it more difficult to control your blood sugar. Before you start, stop, or change any medication, talk with your doctor or pharmacist about how the medication may affect your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed by your doctor. Tell your doctor about the results and of any symptoms of high or low blood sugar. Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet
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