Mixtard is a mixture of fast-acting insulin and long-acting insulin. This means that it will start to lower your blood sugar about half an hour after you take it, and the effect will last for approximately 24 hours.
How is it used
Talk about your insulin needs with your doctor and diabetes nurse. Follow their advice carefully . This leaflet is a general guide.
If your doctor has switched youfrom one type or brand of insulin to another, your dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Eat a meal or snack containing carbohydrates within 30 minutes of the injection.
It is recommended that you measure your blood glucose regularly.