Humalog ® (insulin lispro)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information. Please refer to the link for full prescribing information: Humalog Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)

Humalog 100 Units/ml (insulin lispro): Interaction with other medicinal products

Insulin requirements may be altered by other medicinal products.

Insulin requirements may be increased by medicinal products with hyperglycaemic activity, such as oral contraceptives, corticosteroids, or thyroid replacement therapy, danazol, beta2 stimulants (such as ritodrine, salbutamol, terbutaline).

Insulin requirements may be reduced in the presence of medicinal products with hypoglycaemic activity, such as oral hypoglycemics, salicylates (for example, acetylsalicylic acid), sulpha antibiotics, certain antidepressants (monoamine oxidase inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), certain angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (captopril, enalapril), angiotensin II receptor blockers, beta-blockers, octreotide or alcohol.

The physician should be consulted when using other medications in addition to Humalog.

REFERENCE

Humalog 100 units/ml [Summary of Product Characteristics]. Utrecht, The Netherlands: Eli Lilly Nederland B.V.

Date of Last Review: January 15, 2019

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