What is Insulin NPH-insulin regular?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Humulin Mix 70/30 Novolin Mix 70/30 Humulin M3 Show all

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See also: Humulin Mix 70/30 Insulin NPH Insulin Regular Novolin 70/30 PenFill Novolin Mix 70/30

Insulin NPH-insulin regular is a generic combination medication for diabetes. This medication is a mix of NPH (also known as insulin isophane), an intermediate acting insulin, and insulin regular, a short acting insulin. The ratio of these two insulins may vary depending on the specific product.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
3
Mild
3
None
19

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Insulin NPH-insulin regular

Side effect Patients
Weight gain 3
Anxious mood 1
Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia) 1
Head tingling 1
Hunger 1
Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular

Dosage Patients
30 x 70-30 unt/ml twice daily 2
0.55 units twice daily 1
44 mg daily 1
40 mg twice daily 1
80 units daily 1
100 mg daily 1
50 intl units twice daily 1
70-30 unt/ml twice daily 1
human recombinant 70 units-30 units/mL twice daily 1
70-30 unt/ml three times daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Doctor's advice 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular

Duration

Currently taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 6
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 6
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 7
Not at all hard to take 16
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 2
< $25 9
Not specified 11

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Metformin (Glucophage) 4
Glipizide (Glipizide ER) 3
Exenatide (Byetta) 1
Insulin lispro-insulin lispro protamine (Humalog Mix 75/25) 1

Patients stopped taking Insulin NPH-insulin regular and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Insulin Aspart (Novolog) 1
Insulin Glargine (Lantus) 1
Insulin NPH (Novolin N) 1
Liraglutide (Victoza) 1
Metformin (Glucophage) 1

Show all 6 treatments patients report switching to

Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Insulin NPH-insulin regular.