Humalog Insulin Rx
Starting At $113.29

Humalog Insulin Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Humalog Insulin for Dogs and Cats?

  • Insulin is a hormone that is naturally produced by the pancreas to convert sugar (glucose) in the blood to energy for the body.
  • Insulin therapy is prescribed to dogs and cats with diabetes. Diabetic animals are either unable to produce their own insulin or cannot use it properly. 
  • Insulin helps treat diabetes in cats and dogs by normalizing the glucose level in the blood.
  • The insulin in Humalog is Insulin Lispro.
  • Humalog is a U-100 rapid-acting insulin. U-100 means that each milliliter of insulin is divided into 100 dosing units.

Why do cats and dogs use Humalog?

  • Insulin is prescribed to dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus to help lower their blood sugar.
  • Insulin is an ongoing, supportive treatment for diabetes.

What else should I know about Humalog?

  • Humalog vials and pens should be discarded within 28 days after first puncture.
  • Syringes and pen needles are sold separately.
  • KwikPens can be used with U-100 insulin syringes or pen needles
  • KwikPens used with pen needles can only dose whole units. You cannot dial the pen to dispense a half unit.
  • Vials should be used with U-100 insulin syringes.
  • Store Humalog in the refrigerator.
  • Humalog is not eligible for free shipping.
  • Humalog must be shipped next day in cold packs. Saturday delivery is an extra $20 charge to the carrier.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Humalog?

  • Insulin overdoses may be fatal. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your dog or cat is not acting normally.
  • Signs of low blood sugar include weakness, depression, lack of energy, sluggishness, stumbling when walking, behavior changes, muscle twitching, seizures, or coma. It is a medical emergency if your cat or dog is unconscious or having a seizure.

How do you use Humalog?

  • Insulin works best when given regularly - at the same times each day and in the same way regarding feeding, such as always after a meal. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Double check the dose every time before you give the insulin to prevent overdoses.
  • Keep a source of easily given sugar, such as corn syrup or honey, on hand at all times in case of low blood sugar. Follow your veterinarian's suggestions.

What is in Humalog?

  • The drug in Humalog is Insulin Lispro.
  • There are different kinds of insulin classified by how quickly they work, how long they last, or when they have peak effectiveness.
  • Insulin Lispro is a type of rapid-acting insulin. Rapid-acting insulin reaches the bloodstream about 15 minutes after injection, peaks 1 to 2 hours later, and tends to last for about 2 to 4 hours.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Humalog is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Humalog?

  • Dogs and cats may use Humalog for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.