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6 Endocrine system
06-01-01-01 Short-acting insulins

Insuman Rapid®
First Choice
Cartridge + ClikSTAR

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Humulin S®
Second Choice
Vial, Cartridge + HumaPen Savvio

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Actrapid®
Formulary
Only available in 10ml vials.
IV Monograph available through 'Injectable Medicines Guide' link on front page of INsite.

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Fiasp®
Formulary

Fast Acting Insulin Aspart. Please note, this formulation is not directly equivalent to other shot-acting insulins. Must be prescribed by brand

 


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Humalog®
Formulary
Insulin Lispro rapid acting insulin analogue.
Vial, Cartridge + HumaPen, Kwikpen

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Humalog® 200 units/ml KwikPen
Formulary
Double concentrate Insulin Lispro rapid acting insulin analogue.
Only available as a KwikPen®
Primary care initiation conditional on appropriate competency. Otherwise simple amber
Should be reserved for the treatment of patients with diabetes requiring daily doses of more than 20 units of rapid-acting insulin

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NovoRapid®
Formulary
Insulin Aspart rapid acting insulin analogue.
3ml Penfill® Cartridge + Novopen 4, FlexPen
1.6ml PumpCart® Cartridge for use in Accu-Chek Insight SC insulin pump

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