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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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.
For the fourth quarter of 2018, worldwide Humulin revenue decreased 7 percent compared with the fourth quarter of 2017, to $337.4 million.
For the second quarter of 2019, worldwide Humulin revenue decreased 7 percent compared with the second quarter of 2018, to $322.6 million.
And even when pharma companies do invest in R&D (Lilly sank at least $40 million into developing what would become Humulin, according to a 1980 article in Science), they depend on the vast annals of knowledge unlocked by publicly funded scientific discovery.
His current medications include pravastatin 40 mg one tablet orally four times a day (PO QD), lisinopril 10 mg PO QD, Humulin N insulin 18 units subcutaneously before bed (QHS), and insulin aspart prior to meals.
Eli Lilly's Humulin R U-500 administered via an investigational insulin pump provided greater A1C reduction with less daily insulin needed compared to multiple daily injections in adults with type 2 diabetes on high dose insulin.
[36] Eli Lilly and Company, "Highlights of prescribing information: Humulin R-500U," July 2017, http://www.pi.lilly.com/us/humulin-r-u500-pi.pdf.
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, 7.5 percent in 2016, and 8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, according to an October (https://cpc-grijalva.house.gov/uploads/CPC%20Letter%20to%20Pres%20Trump%20re%20Azar.pdf) letter to Trump from three Democratic members of Congress opposing the Azar nomination.
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.
After resolution of DKA, all patients with new-onset T1DM were started on regular insulin (Humulin R, Lilly, USA) every 6 hours to determine the daily insulin requirement before transition to basal-bolus regimen.