Hi is this the fast acting kind?
6 Aug 2009
Not exactly. Novolin R is classed as short acting insulin, where onset of action is after 30 to 60 minutes and duration of action about 6 to 8 hours.
The fast or rapid acting insulins are Apidra, Humalog and Novolog. Their onset of action is within 10 to 20 minutes and duration of action about 3 to 5 hours.
- Novolin R Information for Consumers
- Novolin R Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Novolin R (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Is wosulin 30/70 produced by Wockhart India at par with other internationally accepted intermediate?
... acting NPH formulations of 30 fast+70 long acting insulin?
1 answer • 8 Nov 2009
... InnoLet prefilled devices as well as the pens - are there any alternatives to these pens ?
2 answers • 4 Dec 2009
... coverage and over the weekend i ran out of Novolog 70/30. I purchased relion Novolin 70/30 because i donot have the $116 for novolog.Does anyone ...
1 answer • 19 Apr 2010
I could buy it over the counter for less then $30 in 2000. Now it costs $70?
1 answer • 29 Oct 2010