Endocrane in Critical Care

Insulin Preparations

nursebob 07/25/10

Preparation Onset (Hr) Peak (Hr) Duration (Hr)
Rapid-acting:      
Regular Iletin I 1/2 2-4 6-8
Regular Insulin 1/2 2 1/2 - 5 8
Pork Regular Insulin 1/2 2-4 6-8
Velosulin BR Human 1/2 1-3 8
Regular Purified Pork Insulin 1/2 21/2 - 5 8
Humulin R 1/2 2-4 6-8
Novolin R, Novolin R Pen Fill 1/2 1 1/2 - 5 8
Iletin 1/2 - 1 2-4 5-7
Lispro:      
Humalog Less than 1/2 1/2 - 1 1/2 Less than 6
Semilente:      
Iletin Semilente 1-3 2-8 12-16
Intermediate acting      
NPH:      
NPH Iletin I 1-2 6-12 18-24
NPH 1 1/2 4-12 24
Pork NPH Iletin II 1-2 6-12 18-24
Humulin N 1-2 6-12 18-24
Novolin N, Novolin N Pen Fill 1 1/2 4-12 24
Lente:      
Lente Iletin I 1-3 6-12 18-24
Lente Iletin II 1-3 6-12 18-24
Lente L 2 1/2 7-15 22
Humulin L 1-3 6-12 18-24
Novolin L 2 1/2 7-15 22
NPH 70%, Regular Insulin 30%:      
Humulin 70/30 1/2 4-8 24
Novolin 70/30, Novolin 60/30 PenFill 1/2 2-12 24
NPH 50%, Regular Insulin 50%:      
Humulin 50/50 1/2 4-8 24
Long-Acting      
Iletin Pzi 4-8 14-24 36 or more
Iletin Ultralente 4-8 18-24 28-36
Ultralente 4 10-30 36
Humulin U Ultralente 4-6 8-20 24-28

 

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