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Is Novolin R the same as Humalog?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by NortonKarp 2 answers

I am a Type 1 Diabetic and I take Humalog 3-4 times a day and Lantus once at night. With my current insurance, Humalog is $251/bottle and I'm looking for a generic. Can Novolin R be substituted? Can anyone advise?

Does lantus make you gain weight?

Posted 21 Jun 2011 by enolaspruce 3 answers

I have been on Lantus for three weeks and have gained 7 lbs. I started on 45 units, then went to 55 units and I am now on 60 units once a day. I take Lantus with Glipizide, which I take 10 Mg twice a day. My sugars remain around 150 in the morning and by 3pm they are in the low to mid 200s.

I was storing my OPEN Lantus Solostar insulin pen in the fridge, is this bad?

Posted 25 Oct 2015 by E Hall 1 answer

I've been on insulin for 4 days now. I remember being told to store the unopened pens in the fridge. Looking at the drug info here and on the manufacturer's website they seem to make a big deal about "NOT" injecting yourself with them when they're still cold. I've ...

Toujeo - Do I use the same dosage 100 units of Lantus dialed on the pen, and the pen does the?

Posted 18 Nov 2015 by phyllisnitsche 1 answer

I have been taking Lantus for several years. Since it is 3 times stronger I dont Know what dosage to dial on the pen. The pharmacist told me to use the same amount on the dial 100 units and the pen will do the conversion, just want to make sure this is correct. U dont want to over dose

Do I really need to take my insulin same time everyday?

Posted 20 May 2015 by Jhoey30 2 answers

I just started to take Lantus Solostar and it said to take before bedtime,but i work nightshift sometimes so i don't sleep, when i work i take it early before i go to work,should i bring it to work to take at same time eventhough i don't sleep??? Or should i take it when i sleep during ...

Lantus Solostar - How long does it take for Lantus to work? I have had to keep dialing up and it is?

Posted 18 May 2014 by shirleyjrp1950 2 answers

... still over 200. I am now up to 13 units and discouraged. d

Diabetic question I dont know what to do I need Lantus and Humalog?

Posted 26 Oct 2015 by Lynnettethomp 2 answers

I have been taking Lautus and Humalog for 10+yrs I had insurance and well I am not divorced without coverage. I can not afford a doctor at all is there a comparable insulin over the counter I could get.. I would really prefer not to die yet and I know I need the meds but what is a girl to do when ...

Byetta making me feel sick?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by Rocky_1 0 answers

I take byetta in the morning and night before food. About ten minutes after I feel sick. Anyone experiencing this too. Also take diamicron, diabex and lantus six units at night. I only started the byetta ten units a month ago and I still feel ill. I don't see my diabetes educator for four ...

Lantus Solostar - We were told to dial up 2 units and squirt them into the air to get the air out of

Posted 25 Jun 2015 by priscillak 1 answer

... the pen before dialing up the 18 units prescribed as my husband's dose to inject each morning. Now we are being told by pharmacy that is wasting 10 units per pen and since it was written as 18 units we will not have enough. Is it correct to do the "priming" each time he uses the ...

Lantus - Mistakenly took 2 5-mg glyburide tablets instead of 1,000 mg metformin; also scheduled to?

Posted 27 Oct 2015 by PapouPano 1 answer

... take 14 ml Lantus now at bedtime Should I worry re interaction?

Insulin Glargine - how much Lantus do you take if your sugar is 224?

Posted 23 Oct 2014 by donnieboy48 1 answer

I am taking 1 unit per 50 points above 120

Lantus Solostar - Hi, I am a new diabetic educator and recently had a patient start on Lantus. She?

Posted 25 Sep 2015 by diabeticnurse 1 answer

... would like to know if it is normal to feel burning after she injects herself? She is only taking 10Units. I have no experience with this and have never had any of my other patients tell me this side effect. Is there something she is doing or should be doing differently? Thanks

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