Diabetes in Pets
Humulin 70/30
R/Neutral/NPH/Isophane Mix by Eli Lilly
intermediate-acting r-DNA/GE/GM
U100 isophane
Line Humulin
Also known as Humulin M3
Similar to  
Action in cats  
  • onset Xh,
  • peak Xh
  • duration Xh
Action in dogs  
  • onset 0.5-3h,
  • peak 2-10h,
  • duration 4-24h
Use and Handling
Type cloudy
Shelf Life 24 months
When opened 28 days room temp.
In pen 28 days room temp.

Humulin 70/30 is a mixed insulin made by Eli Lilly[2].

The same insulin is known as Humulin M3[3][4] [5]in the UK.

This is comparable to Novolin 70/30, ReliOn/Novolin 70/30, Actraphane 30/70[6], and Mixtard 30[7][8][9]. All are mixed, intermediate-acting, 70% NPH/isophane crystal[10] insulin with 30% R/neutral insulin.