Novo's Rapid-acting Insulin Given FDA Approval

Aug 1, 2000

On June 8, Novo Nordisk announced the Food and Drug Administration approved insulin aspart (NovoLog), its new rapid-acting insulin analogue.

According to Novo, NovoLog has faster absorption, faster onset of action and shorter duration of action than Regular human insulin, allowing people with diabetes to inject themselves immediately before eating.

"NovoLog will add the option of another fine Novo Nordisk product to the treatment choice for Americans with diabetes and will complement our range of therapeutics and medical devices such as NovoPen3,'' said Bill Poole, president of Novo Nordisk.

NovoLog is sold as NovoRapid outside the United States Novo Nordisk received marketing approval for NovoRapid from the European Union last year, and it is now available in several European countries, including the United Kingdom and Germany.

Click Here To View Or Post Comments

Categories: Diabetes, Diabetes, Food, Insulin, Novo Nordisk


Take the Diabetes Health Pump Survey
See What's Inside
Read this FREE issue now
For healthcare professionals only
  • What's on the Horizon with Diabetes Research and Therapy
See the entire table of contents here!

You can view the current or previous issues of Diabetes Health online, in their entirety, anytime you want.
Click Here To View

See if you qualify for our free healthcare professional magazines. Click here to start your application for Pre-Diabetes Health, Diabetes Health Pharmacist and Diabetes Health Professional.

Learn More About the Professional Subscription

Free Diabetes Health e-Newsletter

Latest
Popular
Top Rated
Print | Email | Share | Comments (0)

You May Also Be Interested In...


Click Here To View Or Post Comments

Comments 0 comments - Aug 1, 2000

©1991-2014 Diabetes Health | Home | Privacy | Press | Advertising | Help | Contact Us | Donate | Sitemap

Diabetes Health Medical Disclaimer

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images, and information, contained on or available through this website is for general information purposes only. Opinions expressed here are the opinions of writers, contributors, and commentators, and are not necessarily those of Diabetes Health. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking medical treatment because of something you have read on or accessed through this website.