From Bangkok, Thailand:
If I use Humalog and NPH, can I mix them in the same syringe without changing their action?
You can mix NPH and Humalog without dramatically affecting their individual actions.
[Editor's comment: If you do mix, it's best to mix the two insulins, then immediately inject the mixture. There's some concern that if the loaded syringe sits around for a while, perhaps over 5 minutes, there might be a difference in the time-course of when the insulin works.
Original posting 30 Apr 2002
Posted to Insulin
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:32
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