What is Fiasp?
Fiasp is a rapid-acting mealtime insulin that contains the active ingredient insulin aspart. It enters the bloodstream within about 2 and a half minutes after injection and can be taken at the start of a meal or within 20 minutes after you begin eating. Fiasp can be injected or administered via a continuous insulin pump. It’s approved for treating high blood sugar in adults and children with Diabetes (2 years and up).
How long does Fiasp take to begin working?
Fiasp enters your bloodstream within about 2 and half minutes and starts working within 15-20 minutes.
How long does Fiasp last in the body?
Fiasp works in the body for between 2 and 4 hours.
Can Fiasp be used in an insulin pump?
Yes. Fiasp can be administered via a continuous insulin pump. It can also be injected by pen or vial and syringe.
Is Fiasp safe to use during pregnancy?
Yes. Fiasp is approved for use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Fiasp?
If you miss a dose of Fiasp, monitor your blood sugar levels to determine whether or not insulin is warranted. Take your regular dose of Fiasp at your next meal. Contact your doctor or primary healthcare provider with any questions or concerns.