prompt insulin zinc suspension

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prompt in·su·lin zinc sus·pen·sion

sterile suspension of insulin in buffered water for injection, modified by the addition of zinc chloride such that the solid phase of the suspension is amorphous; it usually contains 100 units per mL; the duration of action is equivalent to that of insulin injection.

prompt insulin zinc suspension

Etymology: L, promptus, ready
a fast-acting noncrystalline semilente insulin prescribed in the treatment of diabetes mellitus when a prompt, intense, and short-acting response is desired. It is only slightly slower acting than insulin injection. See also short-acting insulin.

prompt in·su·lin zinc sus·pen·sion

(prompt insŭ-lin zingk sŭs-penshŭn)
Sterile suspension of insulin in buffered water for injection.
Synonym(s): zinc suspension.
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