Insulin

Rapid Acting � Brands

lispro (Humalog) aspart (NovaLog) glulisine (Apidra)

Short Acting � Brands

Regular (Humulin or Novolin R)

Intermediate Acting � Brands

HPH (Humulin or Novolin N) zinc suspension (Humulin or Novolin Lente ""L"")

Long Acting � Brand

Ultralente

Peakless � Brands

glargine (Lantus) detemir (Levemir)

Combination � Brands

Humulin 70/30 (70% N, 30% R) Humulin NPH 50/50 (50% N, 50%R) Humalog 75/25 (75% lispro protamine* and 25% Humalog

Rapid Acting Clear or Cloudy?

Clear

Short Acting - Clear or Cloudy?

Clear

Peakless - Clear or Cloudy?

Caution: clear

Rapid Acting � Onset

lispro - (Humalog) 5-15 minutes aspart (NovoLog) 5-15 minutes glulisine (Apidra) 5-15 minutes

Short Acting � Onset

30 minutes

Intermediate Acting � Onset

1 - 2 hours

Long Acting � Onset

5-8 hours

Peakless - onset

glargine (Lantus) 1 hour detemir (Levemir) 0.8 - 2 hours (dose dependent)

Combination � onset

Humulin 70/30 - 30 minutes Humulin NPH 50/50 - 30 minutes Humalog 75/25 - 5-15 minutes

Rapid Acting � Peak

lispro (Humalog) 30-90 minutes aspart (NovoLog) 1-3 hours glulisine (Apidra) 30-90 minutes

Short Acting � Peak

Regular (Humulin or Novolin R)2-4 hours

Intermediate Acting - Peak

NPH (Humulin or Novolin N) 6-12 hours Zinc suspension(Humulin or Novolin Lente ""L"") 8-12 hours

Long Acting � Peak

Ultralente - 14-20 hours

Peakless � Peak

glargine (Lantus) None detemir (Levemir) no significant peak

Combination � Peak

Humulin 70/30 2-4 hrs then 6-12 hrs Humulin NPH 50/50 2-4 hrs then 6-12 hrs Humalog 75/25 30-90 minutes then 4-6 hrs

Rapid Acting � Duration

lispro (Humalog) 2-5 hrs aspart (NovaLog) 3-5 hrs glulisine (Apidra) 30-90 minutes

Short Acting � Duration

Humulin or Novolin R 6-8 hrs

Intermediate Acting � Duration

NPH (Humulin or Novolin N) 18-24 hrs zinc suspension(Humulin or Novolin Lente ""L"") 18-24 hrs

Long Acting � Duration

Ultralente 30-36 hrs

Peakless � Duration

glargine (Lantus) 24 hrs detemir (Levemir) given qd-bid

Combination � Duration

Humulin 70/30 22-24 hrs Humulin NPH 24 hrs Humalog 75/24 20-24 hrs

Rapid Acting � Brands

lispro (Humalog) aspart (NovaLog) glulisine (Apidra)

Short Acting � Brands

Regular (Humulin or Novolin R)

Intermediate Acting � Brands

HPH (Humulin or Novolin N) zinc suspension (Humulin or Novolin Lente ""L"")

Long Acting � Brand

Ultralente

Peakless � Brands

glargine (Lantus) detemir (Levemir)

Combination � Brands

Humulin 70/30 (70% N, 30% R) Humulin NPH 50/50 (50% N, 50%R) Humalog 75/25 (75% lispro protamine* and 25% Humalog

Rapid Acting Clear or Cloudy?

Clear

Short Acting - Clear or Cloudy?

Clear

Peakless - Clear or Cloudy?

Caution: clear

Rapid Acting � Onset

lispro - (Humalog) 5-15 minutes aspart (NovoLog) 5-15 minutes glulisine (Apidra) 5-15 minutes

Short Acting � Onset

30 minutes

Intermediate Acting � Onset

1 - 2 hours

Long Acting � Onset

5-8 hours

Peakless - onset

glargine (Lantus) 1 hour detemir (Levemir) 0.8 - 2 hours (dose dependent)

Combination � onset

Humulin 70/30 - 30 minutes Humulin NPH 50/50 - 30 minutes Humalog 75/25 - 5-15 minutes

Rapid Acting � Peak

lispro (Humalog) 30-90 minutes aspart (NovoLog) 1-3 hours glulisine (Apidra) 30-90 minutes

Short Acting � Peak

Regular (Humulin or Novolin R)2-4 hours

Intermediate Acting - Peak

NPH (Humulin or Novolin N) 6-12 hours Zinc suspension(Humulin or Novolin Lente ""L"") 8-12 hours

Long Acting � Peak

Ultralente - 14-20 hours

Peakless � Peak

glargine (Lantus) None detemir (Levemir) no significant peak

Combination � Peak

Humulin 70/30 2-4 hrs then 6-12 hrs Humulin NPH 50/50 2-4 hrs then 6-12 hrs Humalog 75/25 30-90 minutes then 4-6 hrs

Rapid Acting � Duration

lispro (Humalog) 2-5 hrs aspart (NovaLog) 3-5 hrs glulisine (Apidra) 30-90 minutes

Short Acting � Duration

Humulin or Novolin R 6-8 hrs

Intermediate Acting � Duration

NPH (Humulin or Novolin N) 18-24 hrs zinc suspension(Humulin or Novolin Lente ""L"") 18-24 hrs

Long Acting � Duration

Ultralente 30-36 hrs

Peakless � Duration

glargine (Lantus) 24 hrs detemir (Levemir) given qd-bid

Combination � Duration

Humulin 70/30 22-24 hrs Humulin NPH 24 hrs Humalog 75/24 20-24 hrs