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Side effects lantus (insulin glargine) insulin ?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
HYPOGLYCEMIA: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a complication of getting too much of any insulin. Since Lantus (insulin glargine) Insulin is injected you may have bruises or lumps at the injection sites.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What is special about lantus (insulin glargine) insulin ?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 42 years experience
Basal insulin: 40% of the Insulin a pancreas makes is done constantly and the other 60% is done to respond to your carbohydrate ingestion(when you eat). Lantus (insulin glargine) is the first Insulin that was design to take care of that 40% because it is designed to work over 24 hrs without any peak in action minimizing low blood sugar reactions.
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A 47-year-old female asked:

When was lantus (insulin glargine) discovered & by whom?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
2000: Lantus (insulin glargine) (glargine) Insulin is manufactured by sanofi-aventis. It was approved for use in the us and europe in 2000, and is one of the most widely prescribed insulins in the world.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is lantus (insulin glargine)?

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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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Insulin: It is a long acting Insulin used in Insulin dependent diabetics.

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