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[IP] Humalog Ingredients - phenol
Any chemist members?
I called Eli Lilly Canada at 1-888-545-5972. The U.S. toll-free number
A 'Medical Information Associate' faxed me their insulin ingredients.
They would not
I am assuming the ingredients in their insulins are the same in Canada
and the United States.
I am now awaiting a return call so I can obtain more detailed
information. I understand this may take 4 or 5 business days. I did a
net search for M-cresol and feel a bit frightened with what I
found...eg. M-cresol is used in herbicides.
I have severe 'Multiple Chemical Sensitivity' with a major mould
allergy - penicillium being the big one. One of the M-cresol sites
regarding "pathways", from the University of Minnesota, referred to
"penicillium." I am not a chemist and I was lost in the technical
I would very much appreciate a chemist's direction to a reliable web
source or text that would tell me, in as plain language as possible,
what all these ingredients are.
-Lispro insulin zinc crystals
-Dibasic Sodium Phosphate
-Water for injection
-Hydrochloric acid solution 10%
-Sodium Hydroxide solution 10%
Buffer - phosphate
Please note phenol isn't an ingredient of Humalog. It is listed as an
ingredient ( specifically, 'liquified phenol distilled') in these Eli
-Iletin II NPH, Pork
Thanks for your help.
undx-2 yrs; dx-27 yrs; Canadian
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