The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Myxredlin (insulin human in 0.9% sodium chloride injection; Baxter), the first ready-to-use insulin for intravenous (IV) infusion for use in acute care settings under medical supervision.

Myxredlin is a short-acting human insulin indicated to improve glycemic control in adults and pediatric patients with diabetes mellitus. The premixed, ready-to-use formulation of Myxredlin uses Baxter’s proprietary Galaxy container technology which allows the product to have a longer shelf life when stored at room temperature. 

“When a patient requires intravenous insulin in the hospital, pharmacists have to manually admix insulin for treatment. With the launch of Myxredlin, clinicians will have access to a convenient, reliable presentation of ready-to-use insulin that can help ensure faster delivery to patients, streamlined workflow for pharmacists and nurses, and less waste for hospitals,” said Robert Felicelli, president, Pharmaceuticals, Baxter.

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Myxredlin is a sterile, preservative-free solution supplied as 100 units/100mL of insulin human in 0.9% sodium chloride in a single-dose container with a shelf life of 30 days at room temperature or 24 months if refrigerated in the original container. 


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Myxredlin is expected to be available before the end of the year.

For more information visit baxter.com.