Rapida-acting insulin pen. (Products).
Novolog (insulin aspart, [rDNA origin] injection), a rapid-acting insulin analogue, is now available in the FlexPen prefilled syringe for treating diabetes. With faster absorption and onset, and a shorter duration of action, the insulin analog is suited for mealtime bolus dosing to control postprandial postprandial /post·pran·di·al/ (-pran´de-al) occurring after a meal.
Following a meal, especially dinner. glycemia glycemia /gly·ce·mia/ (gli-se´me-ah) the presence of glucose in the blood.
The presence of glucose in the blood. . The prefilled 3-mL pen can be used for 28 days without refrigeration, and provides doses in one-unit increments up to 60 units per injection (each pen contains 300 units). For more information, contact Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals Inc., 800-727-6500, www.novolog.com.