Humulin


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Hu·mu·lin

 (hyo͞o′myə-lĭn, -mə-)
A trademark for any of a group of drugs containing genetically engineered synthetic human insulin.
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Noun1.Humulin - a form of insulin (trade name Humulin) made from recombinant DNA that is identical to human insulin; used to treat diabetics who are allergic to preparations made from beef or pork insulin
insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Contract notice: supply of regular humulin 500 ui / ml for the benefit of ght alliance gironde (ght 33) type of supplies market purchase
The move also stands to enable the company to meet rising demand for its insulins--including Humalog (insulin lispro) and Humulin (human insulin)--while upgrading to state-of-the-art technology and readying for its insulin pipeline.
The cost of two key insulin drugs rose quickly while Azar was president of the company; Humalog and Humulin increased in price by approximately 21 percent in 2014, 17 percent in 2015, 7.
The investment replace an existing insulin vial filling line and allows Lilly to expand insulin production, including Humalog and Humulin, and upgrade to new technology and prepare for its insulin pipeline.
The investment will be used to replace an existing insulin vial filling line and allow Lilly to meet growing demand for its insulins including Humalog (insulin lispro) and Humulin (human insulin) while upgrading to state-of-the-art technology and preparing for its insulin pipeline.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 9, 2016-BD unveils first diabetic syringe designed for use with Humulin R U-500 insulin
In this report, the global human insulin market is segmented on the basis of basis of products (human insulin biologics, insulin analogs & biosimilars, and delivery devices), drug type (rapid-acting, intermediate-acting, long-acting, short-acting, and premixed), drug brand (Lantus, NovoRapid/Novolog, Humalog, Humulin, Insuman, Actrapid, Insulatard, Mixtard, and Other Biosimilar Brands), delivery devices [insulin pens (reusable & disposable), pen needles (standard & safety), and conventional syringes], and applications (type I diabetes & type II diabetes).
When one of the authors of this article, Henry Miller, was the FDA medical reviewer for Humulin (human insulin), the very first bioengineered drug, it was approved in five months.
For example, since 2007, the cost of Humulin R U-500 (human insulin) has increased 354%, EpiPen (epinephrine) has increased 222%, and Avonex (for multiple sclerosis) has increased 147%.
The first example of this was, of course, Henry Miller's leadership in the review and approval of the first recombinant human health product, called Humulin, in 1982.
Drugs to treat the disease represent a large slice of Lilly's product portfolio, which includes the insulins Humalog and Humulin.
Furthermore, many medications, such as Humulin or other insulin preparations, may also have serious side effects and cause a health sequela that could be quite disabling.