LANTUS OPTISET 100IU PEN(PREFILLED) 1x3ml


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INSULIN GLARGINE 100IU
By Sanofi India Ltd
Prescription Needed
Rs.763.31
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Drug Information for LANTUS OPTISET 100IU PEN(PREFILLED) 1x3ml

What is LANTUS?

  • LANTUS contains Insulin Glargine
CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION

THERAPEUTIC USES

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

INTERACTIONS

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

SIDE EFFECTS

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What LANTUS is used for?

  • LANTUS is a long-acting man-made insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes mellitus
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TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Tell your doctor before using LANTUS, if you:

  • have an allergy to insulin glargine or any of the ingredients in LANTUS
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • have heart failure or other heart problems
  • are having an episode of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
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  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding, get the advice from your doctor
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  • While using LANTUS do not drive or operate machinery, until you know how LANTUS affects you
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Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken medicines such as,

  • other antidiabetic medicines, especially ones called TZDs (thiazolidinediones)
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  • Use this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you to
  • Check your insulin label each time you give your injection to make sure you are using the correct insulin
  • Do not use a syringe to remove this medicine from your disposable prefilled pen
  • Do not re-use needles
  • Always use a new needle for each injection
  • Re-use of needles increases your risk of having blocked needles, which may cause you to get the wrong dose of LANTUS
  • You may take LANTUS at any time during the day, but you must take it at the same time every day
  • LANTUS is injected under your skin (subcutaneously)
  • Do not use LANTUS in an insulin pump or inject LANTUS into your vein
  • Change (rotate) injection your sites within area you chose with each dose
  • Do not use the exact spot for each injection
  • Do not mix LANTUS with any other type of insulin or liquid medicine

If you take more LANTUS

  • If you take more LANTUS, contact your nearest hospital casualty department, since it may lead to hypoglycaemia

If you forget to take LANTUS

  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking LANTUS

  • Do not stop taking LANTUS injection without consulting your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

SERIOUS

COMMON

  • low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • dizziness or light-headedness, sweating, confusion, headache, blurred vision, slurred speech, shakiness, fast heartbeat, anxiety, irritability or mood change, hunger
  • severe allergic reaction
  • low potassium in your blood (hypokalemia)
  • shortness of breath, swelling of your ankles or feet, sudden weight gain
  • fast heartbeat, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat; sweating, extreme drowsiness, dizziness, confusion
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  • allergic reactions, including reactions at your injection site
  • skin thickening or pitting at the injection site (lipodystrophy)
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STORAGE

  • Store unused LANTUS vials in the refrigerator between (2-8°C)
  • Store in-use (opened) this vials in a refrigerator or at room temperature below 30°C
  • Do not freeze
  • Keep out of direct heat and light
  • If a vial has been frozen or overheated, throw it away
  • The vials you are using should be thrown away after 28 days, even if it still has insulin left in it
  • Keep out of reach of children
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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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