This medication is used to improve blood sugar control in adults and children with diabetes mellitus.
low blood sugar,weight gain, swelling in your hands or feet,itching, mild skin rash,thickening or hollowing of the skin where you injected the medicine.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Patient should not use insulin isophane if you are allergic to it, or if you are having an episode of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
low levels of potassium in your blood (hypokalemia).
Insulin isophane should look cloudy after mixing. Do not use the mixture if it looks clear or has particles in it. Call your pharmacist for new medicine.
Your care provider will show you where to on your body to inject insulin isophane. Use a different place each time you give an injection. Do not inject into the same place two times in a row.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
This medicine can interact with Acetylsalicylic Acid,furosemide,Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids), rosuvastatin,warfarin,oxytocin.