Novolin 70/30
R/Neutral/NPH/Isophane Mix by Novo Nordisk
intermediate-acting r-DNA/GE/GM
U100 isophane
Line Novolin
Also known as ReliOn/Novolin 70/30, Penmix 30[1], Actraphane 30/70, Mixtard 30
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.

This is the Novo Nordisk brand name for one of the mixed 30% R/neutral, 70% NPH/isophane crystal insulin it sells in North America; the other is ReliOn/Novolin 70/30

The same insulin made by the same company is called Mixtard 30[2][3] and Actraphane 30/70[4][5] once you cross the Atlantic.

Other comparable insulins made by other companies are: Humulin M3[6][7][8], Humulin 70/30[9].


  1. Medsafe NZ Penmix 30
  2. Prescribing Novo Insulins
  3. EMEA Scientific Discussion-Mixtard
  4. EMEA Scientific Discussion-Actraphane
  5. Insulins & Mixtures
  6. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC) UK Patient Information Leaflet-Humulin M3
  7. Humulin M3 Prescribing Information
  8. Lilly EU/UK Product Sheet & Time Activity Profiles
  9. Humulin 70/30-NPH;R Human Insulin
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