Insulin Aspart

Brand Names: Novolog

Insulin aspart is used to treat type 1 diabetes as well as type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and LADA diabetes. In patients with type 1 diabetes, insulin aspart is used either with another type of insulin or in an external insulin pump. In patients with type 2 diabetes, insulin aspart may be used on its own, with another type of insulin, or with oral medications for diabetes. Insulin aspart is a short-acting, manmade version of human insulin that begins working in about 15 minutes with peak action reached in 45-90 minutes. Insulin aspart works by helping move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy.

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Community Rating: 4.2

(5 Reviews)
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Insulin Aspart Reviews


Pros: Has been an effective treatment for bringing my blood sugar down when used with my sliding scale.

Cons: Brings my blood sugar down fast. Must eat something when taking this medication.

Overall: My experience with this medication has been very positive.

By Diabetes Force
I use it in conjunction with another old insulin which i believe its not use anymore which is U500 concentrated

Pros: Brings my glucose down fairly fast

Cons: it doesn't last long is has immediate reaction but its not long term and i need a long term insulin.

Overall: I would say good.

By Roman Sr
Novolog fast acting

Pros: dependable and works well, fast acting taken with meals

Cons: cost

Overall: This is an insulin I trust and that keeps my blood sugar in control, so long as I use the right amount at the right times.

By rangerlina
Novolog Flexpen

Pros: Easy to use

Cons: None

By BreC

Pros: fast-acting & easy to adjust

Overall: works well

By tkpaulin