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Is it safe to take lantus solostar while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take lantus solostar while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Probably: It's still considered a category c drug which means it can be used if the benefits outweigh the risks. Most high risk pregnancy people feel that it is ok. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Is it safe to take lantus while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take lantus while pregnant or breastfeeding?

While it has never: Actually been studied or approved for use in pregnancy or breastfeeding, it has been used in those situations by millions of women without reported problems. Check w/your doctors and get their opinion. ...Read more

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Does anyone use novorapid and lantus for diabetes control? What did you do when pregnant?

Does anyone use novorapid and lantus for diabetes control? What did you do when pregnant?

Yes: This is a common treatment regimen for diabetic known as basal/bolus regimen. If pregnant, i would continue the same regimen, except at higher dose at the discretion of your treating physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take lantus with janumet for better control ???

Is it safe to take lantus with janumet for better control ???

Probably but...: The 3 meds (Lantus insulin, metformin and Januvia) all work to control type 2 diabetes by different mechanism and should be effective if taken consistently and safe, but if you have specific concerns you should discuss with the doctor who has prescribed them ...Read more

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I am on lantus for my diabetes. The pen I use has an air bubble on it. Is it safe to use this way?

I am on lantus for my diabetes. The pen I use has an air bubble on it. Is it safe to use this way?

Yes: Should not be a problem because you are injecting just subcutaneously, and air bubble would have to deliberately injected intravenously to cause trouble. Cjglueck md. ...Read more

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Saw a research in which lantus and metformin combined treatment linked to high death rate.Plz elaborate or correct me .Is taking both together safe ?

Saw a research in which lantus and metformin  combined treatment linked to high death rate.Plz elaborate or correct me .Is taking both together safe ?

Diabetes type 2: Both drugs together are safe but you need to work to make sure that the dosing is correct. 1: Check blood sugar before breakfast and again before lunch. 2: Document all food and snacks taken at breakfast and while waiting for lunch. 3: If blood sugars are close to each other (+/- 25) the diet is fine. 4: However, if blood sugars are stable but >150 you should increase bedtime lantus. ...Read more

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Safe to take tylenol for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering) Thanks

Safe to take tylenol for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering)
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Usually Yes...: For some people Tylenol can help with muscle tension headaches. Don't take more than 2 grams (3 max) per day since that can cause liver damage. If your headache doesn't get better or changes then talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of splitting lantus into 2 doses as opposed to one?

What are the benefits of splitting lantus into 2 doses as opposed to one?

Lantus: Is a long acting insulin, is meant to be used once a day. Every patient is unique, so adjustig your regimen is unique as well. Is better to ask your doctor for his/her reason to do split the dose. I am curious as well. The important issue is the total dose you need per day (once, or in divided doses. Again Lantus is mainly for once a day due to it long duration). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lantus?

Kind of insulin: This is a long acting Insulin preparation that can be given once a day for use in those with diabetes. It may need to be supplemented with short acting Insulin for optimal control. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Lantus (Definition)

This is a long acting Insulin preparation that can be given once a day for use in those with diabetes. It may need to be supplemented with short acting ...Read more