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I have U40 regular insulin and need to take 5 units twice a

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I have U40 regular insulin and need to take 5 units twice a day however, they sent me u100 syringes and I do not know how to calibrate my dosage with U 100 syringes. Can you help me?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. Bridget replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Bridget replied 6 months ago.

The dose you will need to equal 5 units is 12.5 on a U100 syringe.

Please feel free to ask further questions if you have them. I am happy to help!

If you are all set, a positive rating is very much appreciated. Thanks!

Expert:  Dr. Bridget replied 5 months ago.

Hi! Just checking in with you to see how things are going drawing up the correct dose of U40 insulin. Hopefully, the info I provided made the process easier for you.

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