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Comparing of Insulin

Insulin Onset, Peak, Duration

QuestionAnswer
Insulin Lispro (Humalog) is _____ acting Rapid
Insulin Aspart (Novolog) is _____ acting Rapid
Regular (Humalog R, Novolin R, Iletin II Regular) Insulin is _____ acting Short
NPH (Neutral Protamine Hagedorn) is _____ acting Intermediate
Humulin N, Iletin II Lente, Iletin II NPH, Novolin L (Lente), Novolin N (NPH) are all _____ acting Intermediate
Insulin Detemir (Levemir)is _____ acting Long
Insulin Glargine (Lantus) is _____ acting Long
What is the onset, peak and duration of Insulin Lispro (Humalog)? Onset: 10-15 minutes Peak: 1 hour Duration: 2 - 4 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of Insulin Aspart (Novolog)? Onset: 5 - 15 minutes Peak: 40 - 50 minutes Duration: 2 - 4 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of Regular Insulin (Humalog R, Novolin R, Iletin II Regular)? Onset: 1/2 - 1 hour Peak: 2 - 3 hours Duration: 4 - 6 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of Humulin N, Iletin II Lente, Ilente II NPH, Novolin L (Lente), Novolin N (NPH) Onset: 3 - 4 hours Peak: 4 - 12 hours Duration: 16 - 20 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of Insulin Detemir (Levemir)? Onset:1 hour Peak: Continuous No Peak Duration: 24 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of Insulin Glargine (Lantus)? Onset:1 hour Peak: Continuous No Peak Duration: 24 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of Glulisine (Apidra)? Onset: 5 - 15 minutes Peak: 30 - 60 minutes Duration: 2 hours
What is the onset, peak and duration of NPH (Neutral Protamine Hagedorn)? Onset: 2 - 4 hours Peak: 4 - 12 hours Duration: 16 - 20 hours
What type of insulin is used for rapid reduction of glucose levels, to treat postprandial hyperglycemia, and/or to prevent nocturnal hypoglycemia? Rapi-Acting
What type of insulin is usually administered 20 - 30 minutes before a meal; may be taken alone or in combination with longer acting insulin? Short Acting
What insulin is usually taken after eating a meal? Intermediate-Acting
What insulin is used for a basal dose? Very Long-Acting
Created by: virg752