What is Novolin N?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Insulin NPH

Novolin® N is an intermediate-acting insulin used for the treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus (insulin dependent, IDDM) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (noninsulin dependent, NIDDM) to improve glycemic control.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Novolin N

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Novolin N

Dosage Patients
10 intl units daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Novolin N

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Novolin N


Currently taking Novolin N

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Novolin N

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Novolin N after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Insulin Lispro (Humalog) 1
Insulin NPH-insulin regular (Humulin Mix 70/30) 1

Patients stopped taking Novolin N and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Insulin Aspart (Novolog) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Novolin N.