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Last Updated: 7th Feb 2023

What is the difference between ProZinc u40 and u100?

The U100 syringe is most commonly used in the human market. There is also the U40 syringe which is often used in the veterinary market and is often found with insulin products such as Vetsulin or ProZinc. A U40 syringe actually has 2x the potency of a U100.

Also, what does the u40 stand for?

The insulin strength, when combined with other ingredients, is expressed as U100/U50/U40. This means that there are 100, 50, or 40 international units insulin. Per milliliter (ml), of the diluent (the liquid). 40iU of crystal is contained in a ml U40.

What is the difference between ProZinc/Vetsulin? Caninsulin/Vetsulin is a medication that has a intermediate duration of effect. ProZinc is a protamine-zinc insulin (PZI), registered for cats. It can also be used in diabetes management in dogs. Both insulin types for veterinary use are lower in concentration than human insulin (40 U/mL).

You may also wonder, "What is the difference between insulin syringes?"

The Needle Gauge and Length of Pet Insulin Syringes. A 32g needle is smaller than a 28g one. A thinner needle is easier to inject and is generally more durable. The needle's length is measured in inches and is often determined by personal preference and skin thickness.

What does U 100 stand for in insulin terms?

One unit of insulin is the basic measurement of insulin. U-100 is the most commonly used concentration of insulin. U-100 is 100 units of insulin per ml of liquid.