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From Belarus:

Can my son (type 1 for two years) use insulins from different manufacturers? For example, Protofan (Novo-Nordisk) and Humalog (Lilly).


There should be no problem.


[Editor's comment: Ideally, two brands should not be mixed in the same syringe. The preservatives may be somewhat different and might cause interactions that could alter the action of the insulin. However, I have seen two brands mixed without difficulty. SS]

Original posting 3 Oct 2000
Posted to Insulin


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