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Short Duration: Rapid Acting
Insulin lispro (Humalog)
Onset: 15-30 (min)
Peak: 0.5-2.5 (hr)
Duration: 3-6.5 (hr)
Short Duration: Rapid Acting
Insulin aspart (NovoLog)
Onset: 10-20 (min)
Peak: 1-3 (hr)
Duration: 3-5 (hr)
Short Duration: Rapid Acting
Insulin glulisine (Apidra)
Onset: 10-15 (min)
Peak: 1-1.5 (hr)
Duration: 3-5 (hr)
Short Duration: Slower Acting
Regular insulin (Humulin R, Novolin R)
Onset: 30-60 (min)
Peak: 1-5 (hr)
Duration: 6-10 (hr)
Short Duration: Slower Acting
Regular insulin (Exubera)
Onset: 15-30 (min)
Peak: 0.5-1.5 (hr)
Duration: 6.5 (hr)
Intermediate Duration
NPH insulin (Humulin N, Novolin N)
Onset: 60-120 (min)
Peak: 6-14 (hr)
Duration: 16-24 (hr)
Intermediate Duration
Insulin determir (Levemir)
Onset: -- (min)
Peak: 6-8 (hr)
Duration: 12-24* (hr)
*Duration is dose dependent: At 0.2 units/kg, duration is 12 hours; at 2.4 units/kg, duration is 20 to 24 hours.
Long Duration
Insulin glargine (Lantus)
Onset: 70 (min)
Peak: NONE* (hr)*Levels are steady with no discernible peak
Duration: 24 (hr)