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General Information On NovoLog Insulin 100U ml
NovoLog Insulin 100U ml is a rapid acting insulin that works very fast. It gives you the flexibility of taking the injection and then eating a meal within 5 to 10 minutes. This drug is right for people who are already under insulin therapy and who require two or more than two injections every day. It is also useful for people who are always on the move and do not have a set routine. Since this drug imitates your body's own insulin release after eating, you can better control your blood glucose levels.
Side Effects / Precautions for NovoLog Insulin 100 U ml
Some of the common side effects associated with NovoLog Insulin 100U ml or Insulin Aspart include low blood sugar, sudden chills, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, blurred vision, cold sweat, increased heart rate, tingling sensation in hands and feet, fainting and hunger. If these side effects persist, get in touch with your doctor immediately. Similarly, brand or generic NovoLog Insulin 100U ml can also cause serious side effects like muscle pain, hyperglycemia or high blood pressure, quick breathing, fruity odor, frequent urination, thirst and increased confusion. If you have any of these symptoms, contact your doctor immediately. The NovoLog Insulin 100U ml drug also causes certain allergies like rash, itchiness, sweating, trouble breathing and swelling of face, throat and tongue.
Before taking NovoLog Insulin 100U ml or insulin aspart, tell your doctor if you are allergic to this drug or any other insulin drug. Do not use brand or generic NovoLog Insulin 100U ml if you suffer from hypoglycemia or low blood pressure. Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver and kidney problems or thyroid problems.
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo testing to ensure that they are similar to their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with the comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain the same active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must have a comparable strength and dosage as the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically equivalent. They may look different, and be called something different.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
Generally speaking, the two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.