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Aspart, lispro, glulisine (Novolog, humalog, apidra )

What is the Generic Name for Novolog, humalog, apidra?

Aspart, lispro, glulisine

What is the Trade Name for Aspart, lispro, glulisine?

Novolog, humalog, apidra

What are the Indications of Aspart, lispro, glulisine (Novolog, humalog, apidra )?

  • Hyperglycemia with diabetes type 1 and 2, diabetic ketoacidosis

What are the Actions of Aspart, lispro, glulisine (Novolog, humalog, apidra )?

Stimulates uptake of glucose into muscle and fat cells, inhibits production of glucose in the liver, prevents breakdown of fat and protein

Route Onset Peak Duration
Aspart 10-20 min 1-3 hr 3-5 hr
Glulisine 15 min 1 hr 2-4 hr
Lispro 15 min 1-1.5 hr 3-4 hr

What is the Therapeutic Class of Aspart, lispro, glulisine (Novolog, humalog, apidra )?

Antidiabetics, hormones

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Aspart, lispro, glulisine (Novolog, humalog, apidra )?

Pancreatics

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Date Published - Jun 30, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.