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Humulin 70/30

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 Humulin 70/30, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Humulin 70/30 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. Opened pens are good for 10 days only and must be kept at room temperature (do not keep them in the refrigerator once you start using them).

Available Strengths

Humulin 70/30 is available in the following forms:
  • Humulin 70/30 vials -- 10 mL, with 100 units of insulin per mL (70 percent NPH insulin and 30 percent regular insulin)
  • Humulin 70/30 Pen -- 3 mL, with 100 units of insulin per mL (70 percent NPH insulin and 30 percent regular insulin).

Generic Humulin 70/30

At this time, this medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Humulin 70/30).
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