Insulin Degludec

BreastfeedingGeriatricPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Ryzodeg (Novo Nordisk); Tresiba (Novo Nordisk); Xultophy (Novo Nordisk)
  • INDICATIONS: Diabetes mellitus
  • CLASS: Human insulin analog, long-acting
  • HALF-LIFE: 25 hours

FDA APPROVAL DATE: 07/25/2015

CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

ACE inhibitors, Albuterol, Alcohol, Angiotensin II receptor blocking agents, Beta blockers, Clonidine, Clozapine, Corticosteroids, Danazol, DDP-4-inhibitors, Disopyramide, Diuretics, Epinephrine, Estrogens, Fibrates, Fluoxetine, GLP-1 receptor agonists, Glucagon, Guanethidine, Isoniazid, Lithium, MAO inhibitors, Niacin, Octreotide, Olanzapine, Oral Contraceptives, Pentamidine, Pentoxifylline, Phenothiazines, Pramlintide, Propoxyphene, Protease inhibitors, Reserpine, Salicylates, SGLT-2 inhibitors, Somatropin, Sulfonamide antibiotics, Terbutaline, Thyroid hormones

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Contra-indicated during episodes of hypoglycemia.

Ryzodeg is insulin degludec and insulin aspart; Xultophy is insulin degludec and liraglutide; various forms of insulin are available - see other insulin profiles for reaction details.

Our database has 27 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
HEMATOLOGIC.
LOCAL.
OCULAR.
RESPIRATORY.
OTHER.


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  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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