Levemir vs Novolin N

Levemir
(Rx)
Novolin N
(OTC)
Levemir is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Novolin N is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
3.3
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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June 16, 2005
July 1, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
28,750 Discussions
621 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Levemir is prescribed for Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Novolin N is approved for Hyperglycemia, Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lev
Weight Gain
8
Weight Loss
6
Allergy
3
Tiredness
3
Headaches
2
Depression
2
Hypothyroidism
2
Nausea
1
Bruise
1
Itching
1
Nov
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
3
Hypothyroidism
3
Numbness
2
Vomiting
2
Tiredness
2
Neuropathy
2
Liver Disease
1
Weakness
1
Insomnia
1
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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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B Category B
Before taking Levemir during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Levemir and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Novolin N and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Dosages
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Solution: 100 unit/mL
Cartridge: 100 unit/mL
Suspension: 100 unit/mL
Syringe: 150 unit/1.5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Insulin Detemir
Nph Human Insulin Isophane
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Levemir and Novolin N: 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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