What is Lantus insulin?

Answer Lantus insulin is the brand name for insulin glargine (rDNA origin) injection. Lantus insulin is a man-made, long-acting form of human insulin used to help control blood sugar in patients with type... Read More »

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Are lantus&levemir insulin the same?

Both Lantus and Levemir are basal insulin formulas which mimic the constant, slow output produced by healthy pancreases and which last for a long time within the body. Lantus is made with glargine,... Read More »

What type of insulin is Lantus?

Lantus is 24-hour insulin taken once a day. It is prescribed to adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and to children ages six and older with type 1 diabetes. Lantus is long-acting insulin used to ... Read More »

Is anyone a diabetic and is on the insulin Lantus?

My daughter used to use Lantus, it worked well for her. I think the best time is to take it @ bedtime. She also used Novolog with each meal and snack. Now she is on the pump, so much better. Ta... Read More »

What oral diabetic tablets are used with Lantus insulin?

Sulfonylureas, metformin, and acarbose are oral diabetic drugs that may be taken with Lantus insulin. Lantus is long-acting insulin that is not meant to replace short-acting insulin, such as sulfon... Read More »