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What is special about lantus (insulin glargine) insulin?

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...

What number of times lantus (insulin glargine) 100 units/ml can be injected by 13 unit each time?

Depends. Hi. If you're using the Lantus (insulin glargine) pen (contains 300 units new) you can get 23 doses of 13 units out of it. If your using the vial (contains 1,000 units new) you can get 76 doses of 13 units out of it. Read more...

Type n insulin, is it any different from lantus (insulin glargine).?

If 'N' = NPH, yes. It peaks in 6-8 hours, last 10-14 hours. Lantus has mosest peaks, lasts 24 hours the amer assoc of clinical endocrinologists recommends not using nph, but longer acting basal insulin, like Insulin to obtain smoother control [often in combination with meal time short-acting insulin]. Read more...

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

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. Read more...

Please describe the medication: lantus (insulin glargine)?

Diabetes medication. Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This type of Insulin usually works longer than regular insulin. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: lantus (insulin glargine)?

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...