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Humalog Mix 75/25: Suspension for injection

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How This Drug Works
Insulin
Insulin is necessary for cells in the body to take in glucose. Once in the bloodstream, insulin binds to insulin receptors on the cell surface and signals the cell to send glucose transporters to the cell.
"Insulin is necessary for cells in the body to take in glucose. The liver both makes glucose from food and stores glucose for later use as energy.<br><br> Food comes into the body and is broken down into glucose which travels through the blood to be used as energy. The liver can also make glucose if the body needs it. When glucose enters the blood, the pancreas releases the right amount of a hormone called insulin to balance the blood levels by delivering glucose into the cells that need energy and storing the extra. Problems can occur when there is no insulin, not enough insulin or the cells canâ¬"t recognize insulin and canâ¬"t use the glucose for energy. <br><br> Insulin, the medication, regulates glucose the same way the hormone insulin does. Once in the bloodstream, insulin binds to insulin receptors on the cell surface. This signals the cell to send glucose transporters to the cell&#34;s surface. This transport mechanism allows glucose be taken into the cell where it is used for energy. Removing blood glucose restores a normal balance between blood glucose and insulin."
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Humalog Mix 75/25: Suspension for injection

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INSULIN LISPRO; INSULIN LISPRO PROTAMINE (IN su lin LYE sproe; IN su lin LYE sproe PRO ta meen) is a human-made form of insulin. This drug lowers the amount of sugar in your blood. This medicine is a mixture of a rapid-acting insulin and a longer-acting insulin. It starts working quickly after injection and continues to work for as long as 12 to 24 hours.


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Class Name : Intermediate-acting Combined with Rapid-acting Human Insulins and Analogs

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Humalog Mix 75/25: Suspension for injection
Usage by Gender
49.13%
50.87%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.97%
4.66%
29.9%
64.47%
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