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Insulin Types

Here we have listed the duration and action of the different types of insulins
and the most frequent commercial mixtures.

 
NovoRapid / Humalog / Apidra
Start
Peak
Duration
15 minutes
30-70 minutes
2-3 hours
 
Regular
Start
Peak
Duration
1/2 hour
1-3 hours
6-7 hours
 
NPH
Start
Peak
Duration
1 hour
2-8 hours
18-20 hours
LEVEMIR
Start
Peak
Duration
1 hour
No peak
16-20 hours
 
LANTUS
Start
Peak
Duration
1 hour
No peak
24 hours
 
TOUJEO
Start
Peak
Duration
1 hour
No peak
24-26 hours
 
TRESIBA
Start
Peak
Duration
1 hour
No peak
26-30 hours
 
Lente
Start
Peak
Duration
1 hour
4-6 hours
24 hours
 
Ultralente
Start
Peak
Duration
4 hours
8-24 hours
28 hours
 
10:90
Start
Peak
Duration
1/2 hour
2-8 hours
12-14 hours
 
20:80
Start
Peak
Duration
1/2 hour
2-8 hours
12-14 hours
 
30:70
Start
Peak
Duration
1/2 hour
2-8 hours
12-14 hours
 
40:60
Start
Peak
Duration
1/2 hour
2-8 hours
12-14 hours
 
50:50
Start
Peak
Duration
1/2 hour
2-8 hours
12-14 hours
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