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Lyumjev ® ▼ (insulin lispro)
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Lyumjev Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
Lyumjev® ▼ (insulin lispro): Treprostinil and Platelet Inhibition
In the absence of systemic exposure of treprostinil, no inhibitor effect on platelet function is expected after injection of Lyumjev.
- Platelet Inhibition
the absence of systemic exposure, no inhibitor effect on platelet
function is expected.1
dose of 10 ng of treprostinil does not show detectable circulating
levels, and no systemic effects are shown.1
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
commercial formulation of Lyumjev contains 10 ng of treprostinil per
unit of insulin lispro in a 100 unit/mL formulation.1
Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.
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
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.
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.
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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