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Medications for Diabetes, Type 1

Drugs associated with Diabetes, Type 1

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Diabetes, Type 1: Type 1 diabetes mellitus, more commonly known as type 1 diabetes, is a disease in which the pancreas produces too little insulin to meet the body's needs. Insulin is a hormone that helps control the level of glucose in the blood. Glucose is the main form of sugar in the body.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Lantus Rx C N X 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: insulin glargine systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Humalog Rx B N X 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: insulin lispro systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Novolog Rx B N X 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: insulin aspart systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Apidra Rx C N X Add review
9.0

Generic name: insulin glulisine systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Lantus Solostar Rx C N X 1 review
7.0

Generic name: insulin glargine systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Levemir Rx B N X 1 review
8.0

Generic name: insulin detemir systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
NovoLog FlexPen Rx B N X Add review
7.0

Generic name: insulin aspart systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Humalog KwikPen Rx B N X 1 review
10

Generic name: insulin lispro systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Symlin Rx C N X 2 reviews
10

Generic name: pramlintide systemic

Drug class: amylin analogs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Afrezza Rx C N X 20 reviews
7.0

Generic name: insulin inhalation, rapid acting systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Humulin N OTC B N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: insulin isophane systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Humulin R Rx/OTC B N X Add review Add

Generic name: insulin regular systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
insulin glargine Rx C N X 7 reviews
7.0

Generic name: insulin glargine systemic

Brand names:  Lantus, Lantus Solostar, Toujeo, Basaglar, Toujeo Solostar

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Humulin 70 / 30 OTC B N X Add review
7.0

Generic name: insulin isophane / insulin regular systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Novolin R Rx/OTC B N X Add review Add

Generic name: insulin regular systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Novolin N OTC B N X Add review
7.0

Generic name: insulin isophane systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
insulin lispro Rx B N X 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: insulin lispro systemic

Brand names:  Humalog, Humalog KwikPen, Humalog Pen

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
insulin regular Rx/OTC B N X 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: insulin regular systemic

Brand names:  Humulin R, Novolin R, Humulin R U-500 (Concentrated), ReliOn / Humulin R

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Humalog Mix 75 / 25 Rx B N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: insulin lispro / insulin lispro protamine systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Humalog Pen Rx B N X Add review
9.0

Generic name: insulin lispro systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Novolin 70 / 30 OTC B N X Add review
6.0

Generic name: insulin isophane / insulin regular systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
NovoLog Mix 70 / 30 Rx B N X 2 reviews
10

Generic name: insulin aspart / insulin aspart protamine systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
insulin aspart Rx B N X 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: insulin aspart systemic

Brand names:  Novolog, NovoLog FlexPen, NovoLog PenFill

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Apidra Solostar Rx C N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: insulin glulisine systemic

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
insulin glulisine Rx C N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: insulin glulisine systemic

Brand names:  Apidra, Apidra Solostar

Drug class: insulin

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
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Alternative treatments for Diabetes, Type 1

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Diabetes, Type 1. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Diabetes, Type 1.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Insulin Dependent Diabetes; Juvenile onset diabetes; Type 1 Diabetes

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