How should I use Admelog?

This medicine is for injection under the skin or infusion into a vein. This medicine may be given by health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting. It is important to follow the directions given to you by your health care professional or doctor. If you are using Humalog or Admelog, you should inject this medicine within 15 minutes before or after your meal. If you are using Lyumjev, you should inject this medicine at the start of a meal or within 20 minutes after starting a meal. Have food ready before injection. Do not delay eating. You will be taught how to use this medicine and how to adjust doses for activities and illness. Do not use more insulin than prescribed. Do not use more or less often than prescribed.

Always check the appearance of your insulin before using it. This medicine should be clear and colorless like water. Do not use it if it is cloudy, thickened, colored, or has solid particles in it.

If you use a pen, be sure to take off the outer needle cover before using the dose.

It is important that you put your used needles and syringes in a special sharps container. Do not put them in a trash can. If you do not have a sharps container, call your pharmacist or healthcare provider to get one.

This drug comes with INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE. Ask your pharmacist for directions on how to use this drug. Read the information carefully. Talk to your pharmacist or health care provider if you have questions.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of Admelog contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: Admelog is only for you. Do not share Admelog with others.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.