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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Humulin R U-500 Concentrated Insulin subcutaneous.

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    Condition: Diabetes
    2/18/2013 7:42:24 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was not aware that after 31 days you must stop using the bottle that you have. Are the insurance company aware of this. I will consult my doctor to let him know this information. I have experience low blood sugar about 3:00 AM, whatI have start doing is having a snack before going to bed. Also I did experience several of the side effect such as whezzing which I ended up in the hospital with ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Diabetes
    1/13/2013 11:40:48 AM

    Reviewer: jgottlied@blomand.net, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been on a pump for 12 years, just switched to 500r insilin and am having fits with lows about 2-3 inthe mornings. any advice? please help John

    Condition: Diabetes
    10/23/2010 10:33:13 PM

    Reviewer: deepak, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    i recently went on this drug due to high doses of u100..(190)..problem is yes more lows but have to learn to manange,,problem.u100 peaks at 2hrs..this one after 5hrs..so 2 to 4 hrs sugars high and cant do anything because u500 will kick in 2 hrs latter..have raised basal rate..am on pump

    Condition: Diabetes
    4/13/2010 5:54:49 PM

    Reviewer: darrellee, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    i have been on u500 now for 6 mths and i like it , but it has caused some very low bs (21-60) and had to call 911. but overall i have gotten it under control and now my bs are no more than 250 and most below 160 and i feel better. but you have to stay on top of this insulin, it will drop you fast.

    Condition: Diabetes
    10/30/2009 5:07:38 PM

    Reviewer: Luisbxnyc, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on a fast acting insulin, Dr. changed me to this U-500. It's caused low BG leveles every night,in the 62 to 47 range, it last to long for me. I'm back to the U-100 and about 140 units a day. My H1c levels are in the 5.5 to 6.7 range, so doing good in that sence.

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