Hypurin Porcine Isophane
NPH/Isophane by CP Pharma
intermediate-acting Porcine
U100 isophane
Line Hypurin
Also known as Hypurin Pork Isophane, Hypurin Pork NPH, pork NPH, pork isophane
Similar to  
Action in cats  
  • onset Xh,
  • peak Xh
  • duration Xh
Action in dogs  
  • onset within 2h,
  • peak 6-12h,
  • duration 18-24h
Use and Handling
Type cloudy
Shelf Life 36 months
When opened 28 days room temp.
In pen 28 days room temp.

One of CP Pharma's brand names for their pork NPH/isophane insulin[2][3]--the others are Hypurin Pork Isophane and Hypurin Pork NPH (Canadian brand names)--, which is comparable to Iletin II NPH[4][5], formerly produced by Eli Lilly and Pork Insulatard[6][7][8] by Novo Nordisk[9][10]. An intermediate-acting insulin.

Health Canada has approved this insulin and Hypurin Porcine Neutral also known as Hypurin Pork Regular; it is currently available in Canada without Importation[11]. The CP Pharma page has more details about availability.


  1. Response to Withdrawal of Novo Porcine Insulins-CP/Wockhardt UK
  2. Hypurin Porcine Isophane Patient Information
  3. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC) UK-Hypurin Porcine Isophane
  4. Iletin II NPH, etc.
  5. US-FDA Iletin II N Discontinuation Notice July 2005
  6. Pork Insulatard patient Information
  7. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC) UK-Pork Insulatard
  8. Pork Insulatard Discontinuation Notice
  9. Prescribing Porcine Insulin
  10. Prescribing Novo Animal Insulin
  11. IDDT International Hypurin Pork Canadian Information
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