Mixtard 30 gone but Actraphane is available in the UK and in the InnoLet

By January 23, 2011arch

Mixtard 30 has gone, Actraphane is identical and available in the EU but not to people in the UK

Update – click here

Actraphane is a pre-mix 30/70 insulin made by Novo Nordisk which is similar or near-identical insulin to Mixtard 30 and the MHRA have informed IDDT that it is licensed in the UK. Why weren’t patients and Health professionals informed at the time of the Mixtard 30 discontinuation? Are patients really at the centre of care, to find out more click here:

Then after click:
Information about Actraphane
IDDT’s letter to Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley
Earl Howe responds to IDDT
IDDT’s further response to Earl Howe

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