- Prescribing Advice for GPs - https://www.prescriber.org.uk -

Humulin and Humalog pens replaced

The manufacturer of Humalog® and Humulin® has written to healthcare professionals to advise that older style pre-filled insulin pens will be discontinued at the end of March 2011.

The affected products will continue to be available in a new pre-filled device called the KwikPen™. The affected products are as follows:

Action: Clinicians should be aware of this product withdrawal. Patients on the affected devices will need to be identified and changed to a suitable alternative.