LANTUS SOLOSTAR DISP. PEN 3X5 ml
Product contains 300 IU of Insulin Glargine in each pen, which is modified insulin very similar to human insulin.
Manufactured by Sanofi. (Diabetic)
Each pen contains 3 mL of solution for injection equivalent to 300 U.
Lantus contains insulin glargine (100 IU/ml (3.64mg)).
It contains less than 1 mmol (23 mg) sodium per dose, essentially ‘sodium-free’ product.
Therapeutic properties of Lantus SoloStar:
Treatment of diabetes mellitus in adults, adolescents and children aged 2 years and above.
LANTUS SOLOSTAR will begin to lower your blood sugar 10-20 minutes after injection. And you’ll see the greatest effect between 1-4 hours after injection.
Please remember to stir before use. Do not use insulin if it does not appear homogeneously white, turbid and watery after stirring.
LANTUS SOLOSTAR should be used just before a meal or with a meal.
You must use a new needle for each injection.
You need to remove any air bubbles by tapping the bulb before use.
While applying the dose, fully press the button until the dosage indicator window goes down to 0.
Keep the needle under the skin for at least 10 seconds.
Insulin should be injected into the subcutaneous fat layer. Some injection areas are abdomen, above the thigh, upper leg.
Allergic reactions which may include large-scale skin reactions for example rash and itching all over the body.
Severe swelling of skin or mucous membranes also known as angioedema.
Shortness of breath.
Fall in blood pressure with rapid heartbeat and sweating.
Loss of vision.
The build-up of water in the body, with swelling in the calves and ankles.
Dysgeusia (taste disorders).
Muscular pain also known as myalgia.
Note: Severe allergic reactions to insulins may become life-threatening.
The product is for specifically subcutaneous use. Do NOT inject Lantus in a vein; since this will change its action and may cause hypoglycemia.
You need one injection of Lantus every day, specifically at the same time of the day.
The dose regimen (dose and timing) should be individually adjusted.
You can use the product with other oral antidiabetics. In fact, this causes the treatment to get better if you have Type 2 Diabetes.
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