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Novolin 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 Novolin 70/30, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Novolin 70/30 Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Information

Unopened Novolin 70/30 vials should be stored in the refrigerator. Once you start using a vial, it can be kept in the refrigerator or at room temperature (up to 77°F). Either way, they must be discarded six weeks after being opened, even if there is some insulin left.
  

Strengths of Novolin 70/30

Novolin 70/30 is available in 10-mL vials, with 100 units of insulin per mL (70 percent NPH insulin and 30 percent regular insulin). The following products were previously available but have been discontinued by the manufacturer (as of July 2009):
 
  • Novolin 70/30 PenFill cartridges (to be used in pen devices) -- 3 mL, with 100 units of insulin per mL (70 percent NPH insulin and 30 percent regular insulin)
     
  • Novolin 70/30 InnoLet (prefilled, disposable injection device) -- 3 mL, with 100 units of insulin per mL (70 percent NPH insulin and 30 percent regular insulin).

 

Generic Availability

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

 
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