Insulin- short acting (Humulin R/Novolin R) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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What is the Generic Name for Humulin R/Novolin R?

regular

What is the Trade Name for regular?

Humulin R/Novolin R

What are the Indications of Insulin- short acting (Humulin R/Novolin R) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hyperglycemia with diabetes type 1 and 2, diabetic ketoacidosis

What are the Actions of Insulin- short acting (Humulin R/Novolin R) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

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

What is the Therapeutic Class of Insulin- short acting (Humulin R/Novolin R) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antidiabetics, hormones

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Insulin- short acting (Humulin R/Novolin R) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

pancreatics

What are the Nursing Considerations of Insulin- short acting (Humulin R/Novolin R) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • assess for symptoms of hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia
  • monitor body weight over time
  • may cause decreased inorganic phosphates, potassium, and magnesium
  • monitor blood sugars every 6 hours, monitor A1C every 3-6 months

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