Novolin GE 50 / 50 Penfill Cartridge 100 Units / mL
Novolin GE NPH Penfill Cartridge
Insulin Isophane Human Biosynthetic
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Prescription Required.Product of Canada.Shipped from Canada.

What is Novolin®ge NPH?

Novolin®ge NPH Penfill Cartridges contains an insulin isophane that is a human biosynthetic substance that closely resembles the insulin produced by the pancreas in our body.

It is produced using recombinant DNA methods using S. cerevisiae (baker’s yeast) and followed by unique purification processes

Novolin®ge NPH is prescribed by doctors for patients with diabetes mellitus to manage blood glucose levels to control high blood sugar (hyperglycemia).

It is an antidiabetic agent used as a diabetes treatment to reduce levels
of sugar in the blood and urine.

Novolin NPH is an intermediate acting insulin that is commonly combined with short-acting insulin. Its begins taking effect within 30 minutes of injection and can last for approximately 24 hours.

It is a cloudy suspension with protamine and zinc.

None-medicinal ingredients include: glycerol, phenol, sodium hydroxide, disodium phosphate dihydrate, hydrocholoric acid, protamine sulphate, zinc chloride, metacresol and water for injections.

Side Effects

As with most medications, patients using Novolin GE may experience the following side effects:

  • Injection site skin irritations such as itching, redness or rash
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of consciousness

To avoid side effects, speak to your doctor if any of the following apply:

  • You have kidney or liver issues
  • Have issues with your pitui