What type of insulin is Lantus?

Answer 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 »

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What is Lantus insulin?

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 »

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 »

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 »

Is lantus insulin safe to give after it is frozen?

Lantus insulin is not safe to administer once it has been frozen. The insulin should be thrown away if it has been frozen or overheated, or has passed its expiration