What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Apidra?Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Apidra and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Apidra and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Apidra Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much Apidra (or any other insulin) may experience symptoms such as:
- Low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia)
- A fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
- Loss of life.
If you happen to take too much of this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Apidra Overdose for more information.)