FAQs ABOUT BASALOG 100IU INJECTION
Q: What is BASALOG 100IU INJECTION used for?
A: BASALOG 100IU INJECTION is used to manage diabetes mellitus, a disease where the body does not produce enough insulin to control the level of blood sugar, resulting in high blood sugar levels.
Q: What should I do if I experience low blood sugar during management with BASALOG 100IU INJECTION?
A: Take glucose tablets or high-sugar snacks (sweets, biscuits, fruit juice) if you experience low blood sugar while taking BASALOG 100IU INJECTION. Measure your blood sugar and rest. Carry glucose tablets or sugar snacks with you in case of emergencies.
Q: Can I receive BASALOG 100IU INJECTION during pregnancy?
A: If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before receiving BASALOG 100IU INJECTION. Careful control of your diabetes, particularly the prevention of hypoglycemia, is important for the health of your baby. The dose will be adjusted by your doctor.
Q: Can BASALOG 100IU INJECTION be used in patients with kidney and liver problems?
A: BASALOG 100IU INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease. Your dose will be adjusted depending on your age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before receiving BASALOG 100IU INJECTION.
Q: How does BASALOG 100IU INJECTION work?
A: BASALOG 100IU INJECTION lowers blood glucose levels due to the facilitated uptake of glucose following the binding of insulin to receptors on muscle and fat cells, inhibiting glucose output from the liver. Your doctor might also want you to make certain lifestyle changes, like eating a healthy diet, not skipping meals, maintaining your weight, quitting alcohol and smoking, and exercising regularly.