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Humalog Mix50/50

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of any type of insulin may experience symptoms such as:
  • Shakiness
  • A fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia)
  • Fainting
  • Sweating
  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
If you happen to take too much Humalog Mix50/50, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Humalog Mix50/50 Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Unopened vials and pens should be kept in the refrigerator, although they are still good for 28 days at room temperature. Opened vials are good for 28 days, either at room temperature or under refrigeration. Open pens are good for ten days only and must be kept at room temperature (do not keep them in the refrigerator once you start using them).

Strengths of Humalog Mix50/50

Humalog Mix50/50 is available in the following forms:
  • Humalog Mix50/50 vials -- 10 mL, with 100 units of insulin per mL (50 percent insulin lispro protamine and 50 percent insulin lispro)
  • Humalog Mix50/50 KwikPen -- 3 mL, with 100 units of insulin per mL (50 percent insulin lispro protamine and 50 percent insulin lispro).


Original Humalog Mix50/50 prefilled pens will no longer be made as of January 2011. These older pen devices are being replaced by the KwikPen prefilled pen devices.


Generic Availability

At this time, this medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Humalog Mix50/50).
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