Insulin Human, Inhaled

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Antidiabetic agent

Insulin analogue, recombinant human

Chemical Name

Recombinant human insulin (rDNA origin) in a powder form, for inhalation

Foreign Name

  • Humaninsulin zur Inhalation (German)

Generic Names

  • HMR 4006 (IS)
  • Human insulin for inhalation (IS)
  • Inhaled PEG-insulin (IS)
  • Insulin, inhalativ (IS)
  • NN 1998 (IS)
  • PEGylated insulin (IS)
  • Insulin Human (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

  • Exubera
    Pfizer, Bahrain; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, United States
  • Humulin R
    Lilly, Oman
  • Insugen-R
    Biocon, Thailand

International Drug Name Search


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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