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)
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