How many units is a Lantus pen?
How many doses in a Lantus pen (Lantus SoloStar) and how long will it last me? The Lantus SoloStar is 100Units/mL and is a 3ml unit, so each Lantus Solostar contains 300 units. To work out how long one Lantus SoloStar pen will last you, you need to divide 300 units by your daily dose.
How much Lantus should I take for type 2 diabetes?
For people with type 2 diabetes who aren’t currently taking insulin, the recommended starting dosage of Lantus is 0.2 units/kg or 10 units once per day. The maximum starting dosage of Lantus is 10 units per day.
How many ml is 10 units?
How to Convert Insulin Units to Milliliters (ml) Using U-100 Insulin
|To administer this amount of U-100 insulin||Draw to this level in a 1 ml syringe|
|9 units||0.09 mls|
|10 units||0.1 mls|
|12 units||0.12 mls|
Can I take Lantus twice a day?
Because of its long duration of action insulin glargine is usually prescribed once daily. However, several reports have shown that the administration of insulin glargine once daily is not enough to achieve adequate glucose control in some patients requiring a twice daily dosing , , , , , , , .
When is the best time to inject Lantus?
- Lantus can be used any time of day but at the same time every day.
- You should pick a time of the day that will be convenient and when it will be easiest to remember.
What is Lantus clikstar?
“With the introduction of Lantus ClikSTAR, we offer a new device for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes,” said Dr. Laurent-Didier Jacobs, Vice-President, Medical Affairs at sanofi-aventis Inc., explaining that Lantus ClikSTAR ideally complements the previously launched Lantus SoloSTAR and Apidra SoloSTAR pre-filled insulin pens.
Is Lantus a long acting insulin?
ONCE-DAILY LANTUS ® IS THE MOST PRESCRIBED 1 LONG-ACTING INSULIN. Every day, millions of people count on once-daily Lantus to help lower their A1C. And Lantus is only one of the many diabetes medicines made by Sanofi.
What is Lantus ® (insulin glargine injection) 100 units/mL?
Restrictions apply. What is Lantus ® (insulin glargine injection) 100 Units/mL? Prescription Lantus is a long-acting insulin used to treat adults with type 2 diabetes and adults and pediatric patients (children 6 years and older) with type 1 diabetes for the control of high blood sugar.
What should I know before using Lantus?
You should not use Lantus if you are having an episode of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), or if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis. Never share a Lantus injection pen or cartridge with another person. Sharing injection pens or cartridges can allow disease such as hepatitis or HIV to pass from one person to another.