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Re: [IP] Humalog Allergy?



Ginny, yes please give me the information on phenols. Larry
>Phenol is also used a preservative in some insulins as well as M-cresol
>which is in the pehnol family. If you would like I can get info on phenol.
>I became reactive and then chemically injured by it when I worked in the
>hospital.
>Let me know if this information on phenol is wanted:)
>Ginny
>
>
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>At 11:31 AM 08/12/1999 -0800, you wrote:
>>> > P.S. The medical experts are mostly saying that her allergy is highly
>>> > unlikely to be from Humalog.  However I am very nervous until I find out
>>> > what it is.  For me the Humalog is a strong candidate.
>>
>>It's not the insulin itself that's usually the active agent. More
>>likely a component of the buffer. I understand 3rd hand that phenol
>>is a likely candidate and I believe it is a component of the buffer.
>>I'm sure someone more knowledgeable can shed some light on the
>>subject.
>>
>>Michael
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