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How To Inject Lantus® With A Vial And Syringe

Do not take Lantus® during episodes of low blood sugar or if you are allergic to insulin or any of the inactive ingredients in Lantus®. Do not share needles, insulin pens, or syringes with others. Do NOT reuse needles. Before starting Lantus®, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you have liver or kidney problems, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or if you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed. Heart failure can occur if you are taking insulin together with certain medicines called TZDs (thiazolidinediones), even if you have never had heart failure or other heart problems. If you already have heart failure, it may get worse while you take TZDs with Lantus®. Your treatment with TZDs and Lantus® may need to be changed or stopped by your doctor if you have new or worsening heart failure. Tell your doctor if you have any new or worsening symptoms of heart failure, including: Sudden weight gain Tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including OTC medicines, vitamins, and supplements, including herbal supplements. Lantus® should be taken once a day at the same time every day. Test your blood sugar levels while usin Continue reading >>

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  1. jessiern

    Other insulins inactivate the lantus. I can't give you a big chemical reason for that, although we did learn the overall why in organic chem years ago.

  2. Antikigirl

    Not mixing lantus with things is in the paperwork (long microscopic words)that comes with the vial in the box from the manufacturer. But I have an easier solution for it...
    Just don't mix lantus at all...memorize it and just go with it as second nature. I do...it is as second nature to me as 'date/time/sign'...LOL! I like simple, and not mixing it is simple...
    I have had patients at home mix it...and it doesn't do anything! Their sugars are out of whack..and they are just "well...I can only take one shot"...and I typically reply "and that is why you are hear getting more shots than you imagined huh? Please don't mix it, it becomes inactive and thus...you are here and feeling horrible! I don't want you to feel horrible! You have a condition that is inside your body, and sadly the solution must too go inside your body, and this particular solution is fragile itself, so it has to go more direct than mouth to be damaged by the stomach. Please try to help yourself by not mixing the solution and having to come here...I don't like to see you feeling cruddy!".

  3. ann945n

    It would be interesting to know how it is inactivated

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