INSULIN ANALOGUES MNEMONICS

Remember the classification of Insulin analogues using this visual mnemonic.


FAST-ACTING
1 – Lispro
2 – Aspart
3 – Glulisine (APIDRA—> anagram of RAPID Acting)

SHORT-ACTING
4 – Regular insulin


LONG-ACTING

5 – Detemir (Lemevir)
6 – Glargine

ULTRA-LONG-ACTING
7 – Degludec


INTERMEDIATE-ACTING
8 – Isophane insulin

Source National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Database; CID=118984375, 

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/118984375 (accessed Nov. 18, 2018).

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