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ATC codes: A10AC01
Indication
Type 2 diabetes mellitus ICD11 code: 5A11
INN
Isophane insulin
Medicine type
Biological agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > SC: 40 IU per mL in 10 mL vial as compound insulin zinc suspension or isophane insulin ; 100 IU per mL in 10 mL vial as compound insulin zinc suspension or isophane insulin
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615)
Changed in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1984 (TRS 722)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Changed in 1997 (TRS 882)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The 80 IU/mL formulation of intermediate-acting insulin was deleted since it is no longer used and standardization of the dosage of insulin is recommended.