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Insulin Injection, Biphasic



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Antidiabetic agent

Insulin with intermediate action

Chemical Name

Sterile suspension of bovine insulin crystals in a neutral solution of porcine insulin (WHO )

Foreign Name

  • Insulin-Injektion, zweiphasisch (German)

Generic Names

  • Biphasic Insulin Injection (OS: BAN)
  • Insulin injection, biphasic (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Insulin Injection, Biphasic (PH: BP 1999)
  • insuline biphasique, Préparation injectable d' (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Insulinum biphasicum iniectabile (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Name

  • NovoMix 50 (50% sol./50% isoph.)
    Novo Nordisk, China


BANBritish Approved Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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