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LANTUS® SoloSTAR® Pen

Today's insulin needles are smaller and thinner than in the past. You may be surprised by how soon you get used to injections. There are different options for injecting LANTUS®, such as the LANTUS® SoloSTAR® pen.

LANTUS® may be an effective way to help you achieve your A1C goal.

The LANTUS® SoloSTAR® pen comes pre-filled with LANTUS®, the #1 prescribed insulin, and has an easy-view window that lets you see and set the correct insulin dose as prescribed by your doctor. It also features a push-button injection system.

Learn more about how LANTUS® in the LANTUS® SoloSTAR® pen may help you get 24-hour blood sugar control, then ask your doctor if it’s a good choice for you.

The most common side effect of insulin, including LANTUS®, is low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), which may be serious. Some people may experience symptoms such as shaking, sweating, fast heartbeat, and blurred vision.


"I was taking diabetes pills for about three to four months and went to see my doctor again. He told me the pills weren't doing the job, because my blood sugar still wasn't right. So he put me on insulin" 
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Q: What is LANTUS®?
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Prescription LANTUS® is a long-acting insulin used to treat adults with type 2 diabetes and adults and children (6 years and older) with type 1 diabetes for the control of high blood sugar. It should be taken once a day at the same time each day to lower blood glucose.

Do not use LANTUS® to treat diabetic ketoacidosis.

Important Safety Information for Lantus®

Do not take Lantus® if you are allergic to insulin or any of the inactive ingredients in Lantus®.

You must test your blood sugar levels while using insulin, such as Lantus®. Do not make any changes to your dose or type of insulin without talking to your healthcare provider. Any change of insulin should be made cautiously and only under medical supervision.

Please click here for additional Important Safety Information.

Please click here for Full Prescribing Information.

 

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Important Safety Information for Lantus®

Do not take Lantus® if you are allergic to insulin or any of the inactive ingredients in Lantus®.

You must test your blood sugar levels while using insulin, such as Lantus®. Do not make any changes to your dose or type of insulin without talking to your healthcare provider. Any change of insulin should be made cautiously and only under medical supervision.

Do NOT dilute or mix Lantus® with any other insulin or solution. It will not work as intended and you may lose blood sugar control, which could be serious. Lantus® must only be used if the solution is clear and colorless with no particles visible. Do not share needles, insulin pens or syringes with others.

The most common side effect of insulin, including Lantus®, is low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), which may be serious. Some people may experience symptoms such as shaking, sweating, fast heartbeat, and blurred vision. Severe hypoglycemia may be serious and life threatening. It may cause harm to your heart or brain. Other possible side effects may include injection site reactions, including changes in fat tissue at the injection site, and allergic reactions, including itching and rash. In rare cases, some allergic reactions may be life threatening.

Tell your doctor about other medicines and supplements you are taking because they can change the way insulin works. Before starting Lantus®, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions including if you have liver or kidney problems, are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed.

Lantus® SoloSTAR® is a disposable prefilled insulin pen. Please talk to your healthcare provider about proper injection technique and follow instructions in the Instruction Leaflet that accompanies the pen.

Click here for full prescribing information for Lantus®.

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‡Based on TRx data from IMS Health, NPA™ monthly database, time period from May 2003 to March 2010.

 
 
 
 
 

The health information contained herein is provided for general educational purposes only. Your healthcare professional is the single best source of information regarding your health. Please consult your healthcare professional if you have any questions about your health or treatment.