Novolin R vs Novolog

Novolin R
(OTC)
Novolog
(Rx)
Novolin R is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Novolog is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.1
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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June 25, 1991
June 7, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,022 Discussions
32,435 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Novolin R is approved for Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis 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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Nov
Weight Gain
7
Weight Loss
5
Tiredness
3
Hypothyroidism
3
Allergy
2
Fainting
2
Bloating
2
Bruise
2
Stomach Pain
2
Depression
2
Nov
Weight Gain
8
Weight Loss
7
Allergy
4
Neuropathy
1
Itching
1
Weakness
1
Burning
1
Shaking
1
Flu
1
Irritability
1
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Novolin R
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Novolog
Nov
Weight Gain
Nov
Nov
7
8
Weight Loss
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Nov
5
7
Tiredness
Nov
Nov
3
0
Hypothyroidism
Nov
Nov
3
0
Allergy
Nov
Nov
2
4
Fainting
Nov
Nov
2
0
Bloating
Nov
Nov
2
0
Bruise
Nov
Nov
2
0
Stomach Pain
Nov
Nov
2
0
Depression
Nov
Nov
2
0
Weight Gain
Nov
Nov
8
7
Weight Loss
Nov
Nov
7
5
Allergy
Nov
Nov
4
2
Neuropathy
Nov
Nov
1
0
Itching
Nov
Nov
1
0
Weakness
Nov
Nov
1
0
Burning
Nov
Nov
1
0
Shaking
Nov
Nov
1
0
Flu
Nov
Nov
1
0
Irritability
Nov
Nov
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 Novolin 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 Novolin 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
Syringe: 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 Reg Human Semi-Syn , Insulin Regular Human
Insulin Aspart
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Novolin 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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