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Are there any long term adverse effects of lantus (insulin glargine) tx?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Adverse effects
Short term: low blood sugar or weight gain if used improperly.
Fda had investigated the possible long term cancer risk and recommended no change in Lantus (insulin glargine) labeling at this time due to weak evidence.

In brief: Adverse effects
Short term: low blood sugar or weight gain if used improperly.
Fda had investigated the possible long term cancer risk and recommended no change in Lantus (insulin glargine) labeling at this time due to weak evidence.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
None known after many years on the market.
Some concerns about a weak and possibly indirect risk for some forms on cancer. The jury has not come back from break on that one yet...

In brief: No
None known after many years on the market.
Some concerns about a weak and possibly indirect risk for some forms on cancer. The jury has not come back from break on that one yet...
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
Possible long term adverse effects with Lantus (insulin glargine) include weight gain, leg edema, and lipodystrophy at the injection site (loss or gain of fat tissue).
Hypoglycemia can happen short or long term. The possible association with cancer such as breast cancer in observation studies is still debated.

In brief: Yes
Possible long term adverse effects with Lantus (insulin glargine) include weight gain, leg edema, and lipodystrophy at the injection site (loss or gain of fat tissue).
Hypoglycemia can happen short or long term. The possible association with cancer such as breast cancer in observation studies is still debated.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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