Humalog Mix50 Cartridges contains a combination of 50% insulin lispro (fast-acting insulin) and 50% insulin lispro protamine (longer-acting insulin). Humalog Mix50 has a shorter duration of activity and takes effect more rapidly when compared to regular insulin.
They also have a wide variety of mixtures, including KwikPens 200 and many available cartridges in different formulas to refill your pens!
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, which is a large gland located near the stomach. Insulin is used to regulate blood glucose levels. Diabetes occurs when the body seizes to create insulin naturally.
Together, they ensure consistent and rapid control of blood sugar levels by facilitating glucose re-up take in the muscle and fat cells and suppressing sugar production in the liver.
Humalog Mix50 Cartridges contains a combination of two medications. Insulin lispro has a fast onset of action, and insulin lispro protamine has a prolonged duration of action. Together, they provide rapid-acting insulin control to manage blood sugar levels in addition to consistent delivery throughout the day.
Managing sugar levels is extremely important for people with diabetes to avoid complications associated with diabetes, such as eye damage, kidney damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Typically this diabetes medication is used as part of a treatment program. When accompanied by an improved lifestyle of exercise and diet, this diabetes medication can help you live an everyday healthy life.
Doctors typically prescribe Humalog Mix50 Cartridges with long-acting insulin or other diabetes medications. Your doctor should provide instructions on proper usage and dosage according to your individualized needs.
The Humalog Mix50 formula is also available through injectable KwikPens.