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Lyumjev ® ▼ (insulin lispro)
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.
In the absence of systemic exposure, no inhibitor effect on platelet function is expected.1
The dose of 10 ng of treprostinil does not show detectable circulating levels, and no systemic effects are shown.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
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
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