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What is the difference between Basaglar and Lantus?

Posted 9 Mar 2016 1 answerFAQ by

I no longer can afford my Lantus that I take at bedtime. Can I take an extra metformin dose?

Posted 21 May 2013 by merrymerriemary 7 answers

I take metformin 1000 twice daily. Can I increase my metformin or take it 3 times daily to make up for the lantus?

Does lantus have to be refrigerated?

Posted 18 May 2011 by hiyakiddo 1 answer

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

How much to increase insulin glargine (Lantus) for taking 20mg HCTZ?

Posted 13 Nov 2017 by cebtoo 0 answers

I am 74 YO type II diabetic for 23 years. 35u of Lantus works perfectly for me when I am off HCTZ for over 48 hours, fasting glucose is typically <100. I take HCTZ sparingly to help control HTN, 20mg three times per week. Fasting blood glucose rises 30 to 40 points on the second day after taking ...

Is it good to take the dose of Lantus Solostar 1 time daily in 24 hours?

Posted 29 Oct 2017 by sumaira ghulam 1 answer

Or take it 3 times daily in 24 hour?

Insulin - type 2, I take 12 units novolog in a.m. Blood sugar level at 135- 160. I eat cereal for...

Posted 30 Sep 2017 by john wade 1 answer

... breakfast. At lunch time my bood sugar is at 200-210. I take 10 units. then at dinner time my level is at about 160. I take another 10 units. Then at bed time 40 units of Lantus. My schedule of eating is at 7a.m--- 11:30-12: and then dinner 5:00 t0 6:00 p.m. with the Novolog it takes at least 4 ...

Does Lantus require refrigeration?

Posted 10 Sep 2017 by lorisnun 3 answers

Is insulin shipped UPS overnite by 10:30 am OK if melted ice pack temp is 60 degrees?

Posted 20 Jul 2017 by discontinued 1 answer

I get my Lantus & Novolog from the VA which insists in shipping by UPS overnight by 10:30 am delivery rather than allowing it to be picked up at a nearby VA pharmacy. UPS leaves it on my front step in 90 degree temps in full sun and it may sit for an hour or so before it can be brought inside ...

Metformin - Possible side effects?

Posted 9 Jul 2017 by Zuluchief 1 answer

I started taking Metformin XR 1000 just over 3 weeks ago as an adjunct to insulin (Novorapid and Lantus). I have noticed a "thick head" ... not quite a headache but also feeling not unlike a sinus infection and tinnitus. I put these symptoms down to having come off of a lingering URTI ( ...

Where can I buy generic Lantus right now?

Posted 17 Jun 2017 by RAYSTORM 0 answers

Which insulins do NOT contain metformin?

Posted 16 May 2017 by trriegel 1 answer

My mother is allergic to metformin and is currently on Lantus and her medicaid payments only last until April. we are looking for other options that are more affordable and that do not contain metformin.

Are Solar pens still good if not refrigerated(never opened?

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by General rod 0 answers

Refrigerator not working had to buy new one and had no refrigerator for two days therefore the pens were kept at room temperature eventhough they were never opened--- Lantus pen 3mL(7 left). Can I refrigerate the unopened pens or keep them at room temperature?

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