Lyumjev Dosage

Generic name: insulin lispro
Drug class: Insulin

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (U-100 cartridge): 100 units per mL; INJ (KwikPen U-100 pen, Junior KwikPen U-100 pen, Tempo U-100 pen): 100 units per mL; INJ (U-100 vial): 100 units per mL; INJ (KwikPen U-200 pen): 200 units per mL

Diabetes mellitus

[intermittent SC injection]
Dose: individualize dose SC bid-qid; Info: usual total daily insulin requirement 0.5-1 units/kg/day (basal + prandial); give at start of meal or w/in 20min after starting meal; dose adjustment may be needed during pregnancy and/or immed. postpartum; onset 1min, peak 57min, duration <5h (rapid-acting insulin)
[continuous SC infusion]
Dose: individualize dose (100 units/mL) via continuous SC infusion pump; Info: usual total daily insulin requirement 0.5-1 units/kg/day (basal + prandial); dose adjustment may be needed during pregnancy and/or immed. postpartum; onset 1min, peak 57min, duration <5h (rapid-acting insulin)
[IV route]
Dose: individualize dose (100 units/mL) IV infusion; Info: refer to institutional protocol; dose adjustment may be needed during pregnancy and/or immed. postpartum

Renal dosing

renal impairment: consider decr. usual dose
HD/PD: consider decr. usual dose; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
hepatic impairment: consider decr. usual dose

 

SRC: NLM .