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Hormone
Mechanism of Action
Promotes storage of glucose as glycogen, increases protein and fat synthesis, and inhibits the breakdown of glycogen, protein, and fat. All insulins have the same effect in the body, the differences lie in the onset, duration, concentration, source, and purity
Indications
Hyperkalemia (most systems do not carry insulin. Consider using patient’s own insulin)
Contraindications
Hypoglycemia
Precautions
Repeated CBG measurement is required
Side Effects
Hypoglycemia
Interactions
When given with hypertonic glucose, insulin will stimulate cellular uptake of potassium (useful if your patient is hyperkalemic)
Dosage
5-10 units (Regular) IV given with 25 grams D50