Humalog ® (insulin lispro)

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What excipients does Humalog® (insulin lispro) contain?

Humalog contains inactive ingredients as listed below. It is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.

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List of excipients by type of insulin

Humalog

Humalog 100 units/ml contains:

  • m-Cresol
  • Glycerol
  • Dibasic sodium phosphate • 7 H2O
  • Zinc oxide
  • Water for injections

Hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide maybe used to adjust pH.1

Humalog Mix25 and Mix50

Humalog Mix25 and Mix50 contain:

  • Protamine sulphate
  • m-Cresol
  • Phenol
  • Glycerol
  • Dibasic sodium phosphate • 7 H2O
  • Zinc oxide
  • Water for injections

Hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide may be used to adjust pH.2,3

Humalog 200 units/ml

Humalog 200 units/ml KwikPen contains:

  • m-Cresol
  • Glycerol
  • Trometamol
  • Zinc oxide
  • Water for injections

Hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide may be used to adjust pH.4

References

1Humalog [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

2Humalog Mix25 [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

3Humalog Mix50 [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

4Humalog 200 units/ml KwikPen [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.

Date of Last Review: 30 January 2022


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