NovoLog Uses, How to Take, Side Effects, Precautions and Interactions

What is NovoLog? NovoLog is used to improve blood sugar control in adults and children with diabetes mellitus. This medicine is sometimes used together with a long-acting or intermediate-acting insulin. NovoLog is used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. NovoLog is also used to treat type 1 diabetes in adults and children who are at least 2 years old.

How to take NovoLog. Use this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. NovoLog is given as an injection (shot) under your skin, using a needle and syringe or an insulin pump. Your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist will give you specific instructions on how and where to inject this medicine. Do not self-inject this medicine if you do not fully understand how to give the injection and properly dispose of used needles and syringes. NovoLog is a fast-acting medication that begins to work very quickly. After using NovoLog, you should eat a meal within 5 to 10 minutes.