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Lantus® Solostar® Solution For Injection In A Pre-filled Pen Instruction For Use

Package leaflet: Information for the user Lantus® SoloStar® 100 units/ml solution for injection in a pre-filled pen Read all of this leaflet carefully including the Instructions for Use of Lantus SoloStar, pre- filled pen, before you start using this medicine because it contains important information for you. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. If you have any further questions, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4. 1. What Lantus is and what it is used for 2. What you need to know before you use Lantus 3. How to use Lantus 4. Possible side effects 5. How to store Lantus 6. Contents of the pack and other information 1. What Lantus is and what it is used for Lantus contains insulin glargine. This is a modified insulin, very similar to human insulin. Lantus is used to treat diabetes mellitus in adults, adolescents and children aged 2 years and above. Diabetes mellitus is a dise Continue reading >>

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  1. svengali35

    I take 33 units of Lantis every evening. I don't have a great deal of fatty areas on my body and with the large amount vs. my novolog I just shoot in the buttox (well the side anyway as i am not an owl) The Hospitals refer to anything above the hip as a clean site and anything below the hip as a dirty site… so just prep the area extra carefully and there should be no problems. good luck to you and yours.

  2. firefightermom

    hey!! hang in there it does get easier and it gets to be second nature after awhile.My daughter has had diabetes(type 1)for 4 years she was diagnosed in kindergarden.I felt like it was a tragedy at first but you know what it has made us so close she is strong beyound words and she is my Only hero…We give her Lantus in her upper arm also at a different spot each time and we alternate arms she has 14 units a night.A friend told me that the doctors suggest the buttocks because that is the area where a pump would be and they get used to it there(don't know if that's true as we use syringes)but I do know the arm is fine,her doctor always checks her arms and they are fine.Just wanted to encourge you that you're doing a fine job of taking care of your son and you've got friends if you want to talk.

  3. vgarrison

    I am quite surprised that your daughter is on syringes instead of the lantus pen..is there a significant reason? Or is it even an issue…I know I was using the syringes then went to the pen and I love it so much better. Less to throw away as well. Just my thoughts.

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