About Novolin ge Toronto Vials
Novolin ge Toronto Vials is used for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus. It can help to regulate and control high blood sugar. It is human insulin used to treat diabetes. It will start reducing blood sugar after about ½ hours and is effective for 8 hours. It is generally given along with long-acting insulin products. Do not share your Novolin ge Penfill in a Novo Nordisk Insulin Delivery Device with another person, even if the needle is changed. Do not reuse or share needles with another person, including family members.
Warnings Using Novolin ge Toronto Vials
Novolin ge Toronto is a fast-acting insulin that can cause some adverse effects.
- Hypoglycemia – untreated hypoglycemia can result in the loss of consciousness, coma, or death.
- Severe allergic reaction – swelling of the face or throat, difficulty breathing, wheezing, or itchy skin rash – stop using Novolin ge Toronto Vials and inform your doctor.
- Color – NPH insulin usually is clear – don’t use it if otherwise.
- Changes in insulin requirements – are necessary if there is a change in eating or food pattern, physical exercise, illness, injury, stress, surgery, or traveling over time zones.
- Family and friends: Every person around the patient should be aware of the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia. Always keep a glucagon kit for emergency usage.
- Hypokalemia (low potassium).
Other warnings using Novolin ge Toronto Vials
If Novolin ge Toronto vials is taken, it may cause blood sugar level to fall (hypoglycemia):
- Other medicines for the treatment of diabetes.
- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) (are used to treat depression).
- Beta-blockers (used to treat high blood pressure).
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (used to treat certain heart conditions
- or high blood pressure).
- Salicylates (used to relieve pain and lower fever).
- Anabolic steroids (such as testosterone).
- Sulphonamides (used to treat infections).
If Novolin ge Toronto vials is taken, it may cause blood sugar levels to rise (hyperglycemia)
- Oral contraceptives (birth control pills).
- Thiazides (used to treat high blood pressure or excessive fluid retention).
- Glucocorticoids (such as ‘cortisone’ used to treat inflammation).
- Thyroid hormones (used to treat thyroid gland disorders).
- Sympathomimetics (such as epinephrine [adrenaline], salbutamol, and terbutaline used to
- Treat asthma).
- Growth hormone (medicine for stimulating skeletal and somatic growth and pronounced influence on the body’s metabolic processes).
- Danazol (medicine acting on ovulation).
Before using Novolin ge Toronto vials, talk to your doctor if you:
- Have liver or kidney problems.
- Take other medicines, especially ones called TZDs (thiazolidinediones).
- Have heart failure or other heart problems.
- Are pregnant, planning to become pregnant.
- If you suffer from diarrhea or vomiting or eat less than usual, you may need less insulin.
- Are you breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed
- Drink alcohol.
- Drive or use tools or machines.
- Go abroad: traveling over time zones.
Side Effects using Novolin ge Toronto vials
There are side effects of many medications, including Insulin Novolin ge NPH vials. Speak to your doctor about possible side effects or if you face any of the following:
- Redness, itching, or swelling at the site of the injection
- Signs of low blood glucose:
- Difficulty concentrating
- Difficulty speaking
- Fast heartbeat
- Vision problems
- Swollen joints
- Painful neuropathy (nerve-related pain)
- Diabetic retinopathy (eye background changes)
- Numbness or tingling of the lips, fingers, or tongue
Check with your doctor if you notice any other symptoms.
Forms in which Novolin ge Toronto vials is made available
- Novolin ge Toronto 10 mL vial
- Novolin ge Toronto Penfill 3 mL cartridge
It may also contain other non-medicinal ingredients: Zinc chloride, glycerol, metacresol, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, and water for injections.
Each mL of Novolin ge Toronto contains a water-clear, colorless, aqueous solution of 100 IU (International Units) of insulin human. So, the vial will contain 1000 IU of insulin.
How to Store Novolin ge Toronto Vials?
For Vial or Penfill
- Not used – Refrigerate between 2°C to 10°C until it expires. Do not freeze.
- Used – Do not refrigerate. Leave it at room temperature (not above 25°C) for up to four weeks or earlier if it expires.
The cartridge can be carried at room temperature (not above 30°C) for up to four weeks.
Protect medication from excessive heat and light.
Remember that regular physical exercise is crucial to treating diabetes or managing prediabetes, along with your diet planning, weight management, and medications. Because your cells become more responsive to insulin while you are active, your blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, can be lowered more successfully. Take your medications regularly and follow up with your healthcare specialist.