Afrezza®, the only ultra rapid-acting inhaled insulin, delivers glucose management in the moment for adults living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Learn more about Afrezza®, the only ultra rapid-acting inhaled insulin.
Afrezza® lets you inhale your insulin right when food arrives – even unexpectedly – so you can be spontaneous but still in control.
Take control fast. Afrezza® lowers blood sugars rapidly, similar to the insulin response of a person without diabetes.
Eliminate mealtime injections. Afrezza® is an innovative solution that gives you blood sugar control without the need for mealtime injections.
Afrezza® has proven mealtime control in studies of more than 3,000 people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Learn what to expect when taking Afrezza®, how to store it, and more.
Whether you are new to Afrezza® or just want to learn more, our Patient Support Guides are here to provide personalized support through every step of the Afrezza® journey.
Learn more about Afrezza® in our FAQs.
Afrezza® can cause serious side effects, including: Sudden lung problems (bronchospasms). Do not use Afrezza® if you have long-term (chronic) lung problems such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Before starting Afrezza®, your healthcare provider will give you a breathing test to check how your lungs are working.
What is the most important information I should know about Afrezza®?
Afrezza® can cause serious side effects, including:
Sudden lung problems (bronchospasms). Do not use Afrezza® if you have long-term (chronic) lung problems such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Before starting Afrezza®, your healthcare provider will give you a breathing test to check how your lungs are working.
Do not use Afrezza® if you:
Before using Afrezza®, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins or herbal supplements.
Before you start using Afrezza®, talk to your healthcare provider about low blood sugar and how to manage it.
While using Afrezza® do not:
Afrezza® may cause serious side effects that can lead to death, including:
See “What is the most important information I should know about Afrezza®?” at the top of this page.
Treatment with TZDs and Afrezza® may need to be changed or stopped by your healthcare provider if you have new or worse heart failure.
Get emergency medical help if you have:
• Trouble breathing, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, sweating, extreme drowsiness, dizziness, confusion.
The most common side effects of Afrezza® include:
These are not all the possible side effects of Afrezza®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
Active ingredient: human insulin
Inactive ingredients: fumaryl diketopiperazine, polysorbate 80
General information about the safe and effective use of Afrezza®.
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use Afrezza® for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Afrezza® to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about Afrezza®. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about Afrezza® that is written for health professionals.
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