Humulin®

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Can Humulin® products be used in animals?

Eli Lilly and Company recommends that owners contact their veterinarian for information on the use of insulin in their pets.

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Use of Insulin in Animals

Humulin® R U-100 (insulin human injection) 100 units/mL, Humulin® N (isophane insulin human suspension), Humulin® 70/30 (human insulin isophane suspension and human insulin injection), and Humulin® R U-500 (insulin human injection) 500 units/mL are not approved for use in animals.1-4 While insulins are available for use in animals, Eli Lilly and Company recommends that owners contact their veterinarian for information regarding the use of insulins in their pets.

References

1Humulin R U-100 [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2019.

2Humulin N [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2019.

3Humulin R U-500 [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2019.

4Humulin 70/30 [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2019.

Date of Last Review: February 09, 2022


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