Gregory Garcia

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  • in reply to: REGULAR INSULIN FOR IV USE #49102

    Gregory Garcia
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    Another benefit of humalin R is that it is the only fast acting insulin that covers 6 hours so conveniently can be given q6h for patients having continuous enteral feed.

    in reply to: REGULAR INSULIN FOR IV USE #49101

    Gregory Garcia
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    Humulin regular insulin is used routinely by IV continuous infusion for many decades. It is used in the treatment of severe hyperkalemia (ECG with widening QRS) , severe DKA, and adding regular insulin on daily basis in Patient’s PN bag. The greatest advantages of regular insulin than other products is giving as IV continuous infusion in certain emergency situations (e.g. Hyperkalemia, DKA).

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