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Safe Lantus Solostar Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Probably but...: The 3 meds (Lantus (insulin glargine) 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
I am on lantus (insulin glargine) 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
Saw a research in which lantus (insulin glargine) 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 (insulin glargine). ...Read more
Safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering)
I am currently taking 27 units of lantus BID. If I were to switch to Trujeo what would my dosage be?
Consult with your Dr: That is a question best left to your treating doctor. There are many factors to consider when switching medications including wether or not it is in your best interest to do so. Make an appointment and discuss your questions with your doctor. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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