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Revision as of 08:38, 12 March 2011

Type Onset of action (h) Peak action Effective duration Max duration
RAPID ACTING

Lispro

(humalog)

0.25-0.5
0.5-1.25 3-4 4-6

Aspart

(novolog)

0.25-0.5
0.5-1.25 3-4 4-6

Glulisine

(apidra)

0.25-0.5 0.25-1.25
3-4 4-6
SHORT ACTING
Regular 0.5-1 2-3 3-6 6-8
INTERMEDIATE ACTING
NPH 2-4 6-10 10-16 14-18
LONG ACTING

glargine

(Lantus)

3-4 8-16 18-20 20-24

detemir

(Levemir)

3-4 6-8 14 ~20


Type Onset of action (h) Peak action Effective duration Max duration RAPID ACTING Lispro

(humalog)

0.25-0.5 0.5-1.25 3-4 4-6 Aspart

(novolog)

0.25-0.5 0.5-1.25 3-4 4-6 Glulisine

(apidra)

0.25-0.5 0.25-1.25 3-4 4-6 SHORT ACTING Regular 0.5-1 2-3 3-6 6-8 INTERMEDIATE ACTING NPH 2-4 6-10 10-16 14-18 LONG ACTING glargine

(Lantus)

3-4 8-16 18-20 20-24 detemir

(Levemir)

3-4 6-8 14 ~20