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Make sure you are using the correct injection pen, cartridge or vial. Alcohol, diet, exercise and your general health all affect the control of your diabetes.
Side effects Tell your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes pacage as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are using Apidra. Apidra mixed with NPH insulin should be injected immediately after mixing. If you use Apidra after the expiry date has passed, it may not work as well. If your doctor tells you to stop using Apidra or apidea expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any medicine that is left over. Be careful not to let your blood sugar levels fall too low.
Apidra is a short-acting insulin. Symptoms of severe hyperglycaemia include:. Further information You can get more information about diabetes and insulin from:.
If apiddra miss taking your dose at the regular scheduled time, taking a dose at another time can increase your risk of having a hypo. Your doctor may increase or decrease the dose, depending on your blood sugar levels.
Please check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new medicines or over the counter products. An injection of the hormone glucagon may speed up recovery from unconsciousness. The risk of hypoglycaemia is increased if you:.
You may need to inject Apidra and eat your meals at different times because of time differences in and between countries. How much to use Your doctor will tell you how much Apidra you need to use each day. If you do not understand the instructions, ask your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator for help.
More severe symptoms of hypoglycaemia, including:. If you need to put the syringe down, make sure the needle does not touch anything. Medicines that may increase the blood sugar lowering effect of Apidra include:. What it looks like Apidra is a clear, colourless solution available in 3mL cartridges and 10mL vials.
Do not share vials, needles or syringes. Tell your relatives, friends, close workmates or carers that you have diabetes. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
Expel any air from the syringe and check that the dose is correct.
This is the best way to tell if your diabetes is being controlled properly. If you do not respond to paxkage treatment, you will have to be treated in a hospital.
Only mix Apidra with another insulin if your doctor has instructed you to do so. Your doctor or diabetes educator will show you how and when to do this.
Apodra you are experiencing low blood sugar levels hypoglycaemia – a “hypo”. Inject the full dose of Apidra by pushing the plunger as far as it will go. Withdraw the needle without drawing up any insulin. When to use Apidra Your doctor will tell you when to use Apidra. Level 8, 56 Cawley Apiddra.
Follow up with extra carbohydrates, e. If any of the following happen, tell your doctor immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital:. Macquarie Park, NSW Pre-filled pens that are first carried as a spare for a while must also apjdra discarded 28 days after being removed from the refrigerator. Before removing the needle from the vial, check the syringe for air bubbles.
Apidra is a modified insulin that is very similar to human insulin. The safety test also removes any air bubbles and helps indicate whether or not a needle is bent apidrz broken. Tell your doctor if you notice anything that is making you feel unwell.