Lyumjev ® ▼ (insulin lispro)

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Lyumjev® ▼ (insulin lispro): Treprostinil and Drug-drug Interaction

In the absence of systemic effect, no Lyumjev drug-drug interaction studies are required.

Treprostinil - Drug-Drug Interaction

Regulators have agreed that no drug-drug interaction studies are required.1

In the formulation of Lyumjev, microdoses of treprostinil are used as an excipient to increase blood flow at the site of injection through localized vasodilation.2-4

The commercial formulation of Lyumjev contains 10 ng of treprostinil per unit of insulin lispro in a 100 unit/mL formulation.1

The dose of 10 ng of treprostinil does not show detectable circulating levels, and no systemic effects are shown.1

References

1. Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.

2. Leohr J, Pratt E, Heilmann C, et al. Treprostinil causes local vasodilation is well tolerated, and results in faster absorption of insulin lispro [abstract]. Diabetologia. 2017;60(suppl 1):S313. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00125-017-4350-z

3. Leohr J, Pratt EJ, Heilmann C, et al. A novel insulin lispro formulation containing citrate and treprostinil demonstrates faster absorption and onset of insulin action in healthy subjects [abstract]. Diabetes. 2017;66(suppl 1):A253. http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db17-890-1488

4. Pratt E, Leohr J, Heilmann C, et al. Treprostinil causes local vasodilation, is well tolerated, and results in faster absorption of insulin lispro [abstract]. Diabetes. 2017;66(suppl 1):A253. http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db17-890-1488

Glossary

treprostinil = Remodulin® (treprostinil) injection

URLi = ultra rapid lispro

This medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions.

Date of Last Review: July 19, 2019

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