Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection is used for Diabetes mellitus, Blood poisoning during surgical procedures, Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Reverse unfractionated heparin-induced anticoagulation, Liver cirrhosis, Gastrectomy, Genetic disorders, Hemodialysis, Intestinal diseases, Renal diseases and other conditions. Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection contains Glycerol, Insulin Human, Isophane Insulin Crystals, Metacresol, Phenol, Protamine Sulfate and Zinc Chloride as active ingredients.
Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection works by stabilizing the blood sugar levels in the body; decreasing the glycated haemoglobin levels; neutralizing the antithrombin-mediated properties; maintaining zinc serum levels; attracting water into the gut to soften the stools; acting against bacteria causing infections; arachidonic acid-induced platelet aggregation; numbing the painful or irritated areas;
Detailed information related to Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.


Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.


Before using Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Allergic reactions
  • Avoid contact with the eyes
  • Breastfeeding
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Medical conditions of renal impairment, ischemic heart disease, combination therapy, or insulin resistance
  • Planning to become pregnant
  • Pregnant
  • Pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding

Interactions with Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Floxacillin
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Gymnema
  • Iron hydroxide poly maltose complex
  • Rosiglitazone
  • Sodium calcium edetate
  • Tincture myrrh
  • Dimethylbenzanthracene

When not to use Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection

Hypersensitivity to Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection is a contraindication. In addition, Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Allergic reactions
  • Allergic to it or any ingredient
  • History of allergic reaction to local anesthetics
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Tumor of pancreas

Composition and Active Ingredients

Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection safe to use when pregnant?
    • Insulin Human: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Isophane Insulin Crystals: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Protamine Sulfate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Zinc Chloride: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Glycerol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Metacresol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Phenol: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection safe while breastfeeding?
    • Insulin Human: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Isophane Insulin Crystals: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Protamine Sulfate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Zinc Chloride: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Glycerol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Metacresol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Phenol: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection.

Expired Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection

  • Taking a single dose of expired Insulatard 100iu/ml Injection is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
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