Levemir Solution For Injection 100U Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Levemir: Solution for injection (100U)

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Levemir FlexPen Soln for Inj
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Levemir 100units/ml for Inj

What is this Medicine?

INSULIN DETEMIR (IN su lin DE te mir) is a human-made form of insulin. This drug lowers the amount of sugar in your blood. It is a long-acting insulin that is usually given once or twice a day.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Levemir: Solution for injection(100U)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Levemir FlexPen 100units/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 001696439
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Do not use if product has been frozen
Unrefrigerated product should be discarded 42 days after it is first kept out of refrigerator
Protect from freezing
Store in outer carton when not in use
Avoid direct heat and sunlight
Levemir FlexPen 100units/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Levemir FlexPen 100units/ml Solution for Injection

Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Severe Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<8.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<10.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
5.0-35.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.3-6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
5.3-6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.3-13.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
6.2-13.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
6.5-31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
8.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
9.5-17.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
11.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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