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Novorapid contains Insulin aspart which is a rapid-acting analog of human insulin, lowers blood glucose levels; it regulates carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism by inhibiting hepatic glucose production and lipolysis, and enhancing peripheral glucose disposal.
Novorapid is used in the treatment of diabetes.
Direction to Use
Take Novorapid 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal.
Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
Common Side Effects of Novorapid are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Injection site allergic reaction, Skin thickening or pits at the injection site (Lipodystrophy), Rash, Itching.
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.