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Lantus

Most Commonly Used
Lantus 100units/ml for Inj
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Overview Information on Lantus
Pharmacist Tip
Refrigerate unopened vials, cartridges, and pens of Lantus. Once they are open, you can store them either in the refrigerator or at room temperature. Do not freeze.     
Lantus® is a long-acting form of insulin. Doctors prescribe it to help patients with diabetes control their blood sugar. Lantus may be used to treat either type 1 (insulin-dependent) or type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Lantus is one part of a comprehensive diabetes management plan. Lantus is the brand name for insulin glargine. This is a man-made form of insulin.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Lantus® is a long-acting form of insulin. Doctors prescribe it to help patients with diabetes control their blood sugar. Lantus may be used to treat either type 1 (insulin-dependent) or type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Lantus is one part of a comprehensive diabetes management plan. Lantus is the brand name for insulin glargine. This is a man-made form of insulin.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013