Humalog®

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INSULIN LISPRO 100 units/mL Versus HUMALOG® (insulin lispro) 100 units/mL

When transitioning from Humalog® (insulin lispro) 100 units/mL to insulin lispro 100 units/mL, no dose conversion is needed.

Detailed Information

Do not perform dose conversion when transitioning to the generic

  • IL-100 3-mL Pen from Humalog 3-mL Pen

  • IL-100 10-mL vial from Humalog 10-mL vial, or

  • IL-100 3-mL Junior Pen from Humalog 3-mL Junior Pen.

For example, if a patient is transitioning from 20 units of Humalog, the patient would administer 20 units of generic IL-100.

Generic versions are identical to branded versions in terms of

  • active ingredients

  • inactive ingredients

  • manufacturing, and  

  • 3-mL Pen or 10-mL vial packaging.

Generic versions have unique NDC numbers, labels, and package inserts.

Enclosed Prescribing Information

HUMALOG® (insulin lispro injection), for subcutaneous or intravenous use, Lilly

INSULIN LISPRO INJECTION, for subcutaneous or intravenous use, Lilly

Glossary

Generic = authorized generic

Humalog = Humalog® (insulin lispro injection) 100 units/mL

IL-100 = insulin lispro injection 100 units/mL

Lilly = Eli Lilly and Company

NDC = National Drug Code

Pen = KwikPen®

Date of Last Review: March 03, 2020

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