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Re: [IP] Rapid acting insulin and pump

> On 18 Jan 2001, at 18:33, email @ redacted wrote:
> > Health. He pointed out that, currently, buffered regular insulin is the only 
> > approved insulin for pumps. 
> ????!!??!?
> Humalog is still not approved for the pump?!?  Everyone I've 
> encountered (except my older edition of Pumping Insulin) seems to
> assume that Humalog is the *default* insulin for the pump....
> Does that mean everyone is breaking the law?

No, once a drug is approved for ANY use, a physician may prescribe it 
for any medical purpose. In the case of a drug like Humalog, there is 
no reason for the manufacturer to seek additional approvals since it 
is and will be prescribed by physicians for general use in diabetes 
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