Mixtard


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Mixtard

A brand name for a preparation of INSULIN with a prolonged action.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The number of patients on oral hypoglycaemic agents are 158 and on Mixtard insulin are 122.
The leading drugs in each group being glimepiride, metformin, human mixtard insulin, voglibose, sitagliptin, and pioglitazone, respectively.
We are very concerned that one of the very widely used insulin, Mixtard 30 made by Novo Nordisk, is being discontinued by the end of 2010.
In particular, older people are more likely to have physical problems that make safe medication usage difficult and they make significantly more insulin dose errors using syringes (DeBrew et al 1998) despite the advent of premixed insulin formulations such as Mixtard and modern insulin delivery devices (Coscelli et al 1992).
Patients were randomly assigned to receive NPH insulin at bedtime (Insulatard; Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen, Denmark) in addition to current treatment with sulfonylurea and metformin (insulin combination [IC] group) or to receive a mixture of 30% soluble and 70% NPH insulin (Mixtard 30/70; Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen, Denmark), twice daily before breakfast and dinner (insulin monotherapy [IM] group).