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in·su·lin in·jec·tion

a preparation that usually contains 100 USP insulin units per mL; it is administered subcutaneously, occasionally intravenously, and has a rapid onset of action, has a brief duration (5-7 hours), and is compatible for mixing with long-acting insulin preparations; used to treat diabetic acidosis and insulin coma.

in·su·lin in·jec·tion

(insŭ-lin in-jekshŭn)
Preparation that usually contains 100 USP insulin units per mL; it is administered subcutaneously; occasionally intravenously; has rapid onset of action; and brief duration (5-7 hours). Used to treat diabetic acidosis and insulin coma.
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