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Basalog 100iu Vial Of 5ml Solution For Injection
Basalog 100iu Vial Of 5ml Solution For Injection
Basalog 100iu Vial Of 5ml Solution For Injection

Basalog 100iu Vial Of 5ml Solution For Injection

By BIOCON LTD
Refrigerated
5ml Solution For Injection in Vial
665.66*
MRP 783.13
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Basalog 100 IU/ML Description

Basalog 100 IU injection is an anti-diabetic medication used to reduce the high blood sugar level in patients with diabetes mellitus (diabetes). Diabetes is a disease where your body doesn't produce

nough insulin to control the level of your blood sugar. Treatment with Basalog 100IU injection helps to prevent complications from your diabetes. It contains insulin as an active substance. This being an injectable needs to be injected in dosage as recommended by the doctor. It is recommended to regularly check your blood sugar levels to avoid a drop in blood sugar levels. Please consult your doctor before the use of Basalog 100IU injection.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹665.66
You Save₹117.47 (15% on MRP)
ContainsInsulin Glargine(100.0 Iu/Ml)
UsesDiabetes mellitus
Side effectsSkin rashes, dizziness, headache, pain at site of injection
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Basalog 100 IU/ML

Basalog 100IU injection is used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Contraindications of Basalog 100 IU/ML

  • If you are allergic to insulin or any of the ingredients of Basalog 100IU injection.
  • If you are suffering from low blood sugar level.

Side effects of Basalog 100 IU/ML

  • Low blood sugar
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rashes
  • Pain at the injection site

Precautions and Warnings of Basalog 100 IU/ML

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Basalog 100IU injection during pregnancy?
A:
  • Basalog 100IU injection can be used during pregnancy if your doctor recommends it.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Basalog 100IU injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Basalog 100IU injection can be used during breastfeeding if your doctor recommends it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Basalog 100IU injection?
A:
  • Basalog 100IU injection may cause dizziness and tiredness. If you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Basalog 100IU injection?
A:
  • No, alcohol should not be consumed when you are taking this medicine as it may interfere with your blood sugar levels.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have recurrent low blood sugar levels.
  • You develop symptoms of low blood sugar like sweating, headache, intense hunger, restlessness, dizziness, and irritability.
  • You have frequent fever and infections.
  • You have diseases related to the liver and kidney.
  • You have thyroid disorders.
  • You are switching to a different insulin medicine brand.
  • You have pain, itching, and swelling at the injection site, you should continuously change the site of the injection.
  • You do heavy exercise.
  • You are planning to change your diet preferences.
  • You are taking insulin but not taking adequate meals.

Mode of Action of Basalog 100 IU/ML

How Does It Work?

  • Insulin is important to allow the entry of blood sugar into each cell of the body. Inside the cell, this sugar is used as fuel. In Type 1 diabetes mellitus, the body fails to produce adequate insulin ...
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  • Basalog 100IU injection lowers blood sugars by stimulating blood sugar uptake by cells, tissue and muscles, especially by skeletal muscles and fat. It also lowers blood sugar levels by preventing gluc...
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Directions for Use of Basalog 100 IU/ML

  • Take Basalog 100IU injection as per the technique suggested by your doctor or nurse.
  • This injection is to be taken under the skin of the thigh or upper arm or abdomen.
  • Do not take this injection in the vein or muscles.
  • Pull a skin, and fold up to take this injection.
  • Wait for at least 6 seconds before removing the needle from the injection site.
  • Always rotate the site of injection, do not take concurrent injections at the same site.

Interactions of Basalog 100 IU/ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Basalog 100IU injection works, or Basalog 100IU injection itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken when using medicines to treat diabetes (metformin), mood disorders (fluoxetine), fever and pain (salicylates), high blood pressure (ramipril, propranolol, clonidine),
  • You may have high blood sugar if you are taking oral contraceptives, thiazide, steroids, thyroxine, medicines used to treat severe diarrhea, and abnormal growth of body organs like octreotide, and lan...
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  • Care should be taken if you are taking the medicine pioglitazone to treat diabetes.

Storage and disposal of Basalog 100 IU/ML

  • Store Basalog 100IU injection between 2°C to 8°C in the refrigerator. Do not freeze it.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Basalog 100 IU/ML

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Basalog 100IU injection include Excess insulin will lead to low blood sugar levels, dizziness, fainting, sweating, and tremors. If you think you have taken too much of t...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss your blood sugar medicines as it may lead to high blood sugar and symptoms associated with it. However, if you missed any dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. I...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What food items I should avoid, as I'm a diabetic?

  • Avoid maida, white bread, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
  • Avoid custard apple, mango, jackfruit, fruit salads with ice cream, fruit-based desserts.
  • Avoid cheese, milkshakes, ice creams.
  • Try to avoid pork, beef, soft drinks, sugarcane juice, sweetened health drinks and beverages.

Q: Can I stop taking Basalog 100IU injection if I am feeling uncomfortable after taking this medicine?

A: No, you can not stop taking your insulin without speaking with a doctor. It may lead to high blood sugar levels and may worsen your disease condition and land you in complications. In case of side effects or discomfort, talk to your doctor. You may need a dose adjustment.

Q: Why should I always change the site for taking Basalog 100IU injection?

A: Taking injection at the same site may lead to a lump formation, local irritation and itching. Thus it is advisable not to take injections at the same site or maintain a gap of at least one day.

Q: What other lifestyle modifications I need to consider to manage diabetes?

  • Diet should include chapatis, multigrain bread, puffed rice with vegetables, sprouts, roasted grams, plain cooked daal, soups, steamed vegetables, cooked vegetables with less oil, Jamun, orange, guava...
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  • Limit sugar intake
  • A brisk walk daily for 30 minutes
  • Exercise regularly
  • Monitor your blood glucose regularly
  • Take your anti-diabetic medication on time

Q: I develop low blood sugar levels often, what could be the possible reasons?

  • Risk factors for developing low blood glucose levels include taking too much insulin, not taking adequate meals or missing meals, too much alcohol consumption, fever and too much exercise.
  • Some medicines, when used with insulin can result in such episodes as other diabetes medicine glimepiride, medicines used for fever and pain (salicylates), ramipril, etc.
  • Report to your doctor about these episodes. You may need a dose of adjustment.

Q: What is hypoglycemia?

A: Hypoglycaemia is a condition of low blood sugar levels. This is typically characterised by symptoms like light-headedness, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, tremors, shakiness, and sweating. If the condition is severe it is recommended to visit your nearest doctor or hospital immediately. Always carry a sugar candy along with you to balance your sugar levels.

Q: Why is Insulin preferred as Injectable?

A: Insulin is a protein in nature which if taken orally will be denatured by the digestive juices in the stomach. Thus, to make insulin effective it is available in the form of injectable.

Q: When should I take the Basalog 100IU injection?

A: Basalog injection is human insulin with a gradual and long duration of action. It can be taken at any time of the day, but try to take it at the same time each day for optimum results.

Q: Is Basalog 100IU injection long-acting insulin?

A: Yes, Basalog is a long-acting insulin. It contains insulin glargine which is a modified form of insulin, very similar to human insulin.

Q: What is Basalog 100IU injection used for?

A: Basalog 100IU injection is used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Q: How to inject Basalog 100IU injection?

  • Take Basalog 100IU injection as per the technique suggested by your doctor or nurse.
  • This injection is to be taken under the skin of the thigh or upper arm or abdomen.
  • Do not take this injection in the vein or muscles.
  • Pull a skin and fold up to take this injection.
  • Wait for at least 6 seconds before removing the needle from the injection site.
  • Always rotate the site of injection, do not take concurrent injections at the same site.
Product Details
Brand
BASALOG
Expires on or After
30/01/2025
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2022 | 03:15 PM (IST)

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