Directory of Drugs: ApidraŽ - Insulin Glulisine
Brand Name: Apidra®
What is Apidra used for?
Apidra is a rapid-acting man made insulin that is like insulin made by your body. Apidra is used to treat adults with diabetes for the control of high blood sugar. Apidra starts working faster than regular insulin and does not work as long. It is used with a longer-acting insulin or by itself as insulin pump therapy to maintain proper blood sugar control.
Who should not take Apidra?:
Do not take Apidra if you are allergic to insulin glulisine or any of the inactive ingredients in Apidra.
Special Warnings with Apidra:
General Precautions with Apidra:
What should I tell my health care provider?
Tell your health care provider:
Tell your health care provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Some medicines may affect how Apidra works or Apidra may affect how your other medicines work.
What are some possible side effects of Apidra? (This list is NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Apidra. Your health care provider can discuss with you a more complete list of side effects.)
The most common side effects of Apidra include:
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