Apidra insulin is administered through injections or injection pens to the tissue between the skin and muscles (subcutaneous) therefore, it is safe to administer this medicine in the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm, provided that you rotate the sites with each injection.
If the Apidra came from the refrigerator, you can bring it to room temperature by gently rolling the vial, pen, or cartridge between the palms of both hands. DO NOT shake the medicine vigorously. Also, DO NOT administer when it’s cloudy. Apidra insulin should be clear and colorless.
Finally, administer this medicine within 15 minutes before a meal or within 20 minutes after. Do not delay eating after administering the medicine.