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Re: [IPk] warning about Humalog cartridges

I am prescribed 3ml cartridges, and on an occassion I was given 1.5ml 

Pretty useless if you only have a 3ml pen....

They really should be more careful (and everyone should check the medication 
before leaving the chemist!)

>From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted, email @ redacted,        
>email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPk] warning about Humalog cartridges
>Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 08:57:02 -0800
>Recently on the peds-endo list there has been a discussion of
>multiple patients that have been dispensed Humalog-NPH cartridges by
>their pharmacies instead of straight Humalog. This has resulted in a
>number of people both using pumps and pens having unexplained high
>blood sugars until the mixup was discovered. Thankfully, so far no
>mixups the other way around have been discovered so their have been
>no overdoses of fast acting insulin.
>If you use CARTRIDGE HUMALOG, check the labeling carefully before
>email @ redacted
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>help SUPPORT Insulin Pumpers http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml

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