Humulin R vs Novolog

Humulin R
(OTC)
Novolog
(Rx)
Humulin R is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Novolog is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.1
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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October 28, 1982
June 7, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,075 Discussions
32,462 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Humulin R is approved for Type 1 Diabetes, Hyperglycemia and Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Novolog is prescribed for Type 1 Diabetes, Hyperglycemia and Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hum
Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
3
Bloating
2
Dizziness
2
Sweating
1
Hypothyroidism
1
Weakness
1
Impotence
1
Fainting
1
Nov
Weight Gain
6
Weight Loss
5
Allergy
3
Neuropathy
1
Itching
1
Weakness
1
Burning
1
Shaking
1
Flu
1
Irritability
1
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Humulin R
Hum
Novolog
Nov
Weight Gain
Hum
Nov
8
6
Tiredness
Hum
Nov
3
0
Weight Loss
Hum
Nov
3
5
Bloating
Hum
Nov
2
0
Dizziness
Hum
Nov
2
0
Sweating
Hum
Nov
1
0
Hypothyroidism
Hum
Nov
1
0
Weakness
Hum
Nov
1
1
Impotence
Hum
Nov
1
0
Fainting
Hum
Nov
1
0
Weight Gain
Nov
Hum
6
8
Weight Loss
Nov
Hum
5
3
Allergy
Nov
Hum
3
0
Neuropathy
Nov
Hum
1
0
Itching
Nov
Hum
1
0
Weakness
Nov
Hum
1
1
Burning
Nov
Hum
1
0
Shaking
Nov
Hum
1
0
Flu
Nov
Hum
1
0
Irritability
Nov
Hum
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Humulin R during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Novolog during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Humulin R and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Novolog and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Cartridge: 100 unit/mL
Solution: 100 unit/mL
Pen: 100 unit/mL
Solution: 100 unit/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Insulin Regular Human
Insulin Aspart
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Humulin R and Novolog: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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