Basalog 100IU/ml Injection


Composition for Basalog 100IU/ml Injection

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Primarily used for

3 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Basalog Injection


Uses of Basalog Injection

Basalog 100IU/ml Injection is used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Basalog Injection


Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Injection site allergic reaction.


How to use Basalog Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Basalog Injection works

Basalog 100iu/ml injection is a long-acting insulin that provides consistent, all-day sugar control. It works like your body's natural insulin. Insulin facilitates reuptake of glucose in muscle and fat cells and also blocks release of glucose from the liver.

In Depth Information on Basalog Injection

Expert advice for Basalog Injection

  • Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of low blood sugar (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
  • Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
  • Do not use if the preparation is no longer clear and colorless, or if it contains particles.
  • Opened vials are good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials can be placed in the refrigerator.
  • Do not reuse pen needles to avoid risk of infection.
  • Take Basalog at the same time daily to avoid fluctuations in your blood sugar.
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Special precautions for Basalog 100IU/ml Injection
Taking Insulin Glargine with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Basalog 100IU/ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Basalog 100IU/ml Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Basalog 100IU/ml Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Basalog 100IU/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Basalog 100IU/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
Basalog 100IU/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Basalog 100IU/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cardace 1.25mg Tablet, Envas 2.5mg Tablet, Envas 10mg Tablet, R Pril 1.25mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Basalog 100IU/ml Injection

Frequently asked questions for Insulin Glargine

No, Basalog, whose action is steady and prolonged, has a relatively constant concentration time profile over 24 hours with no peaks
Yes, Basalog is available in a pen style formulation
Yes, Basalog has a relatively constant concentration time profile over 24 hours hence it is long acting
Basalog is modified artificially prepared insulin (equivalent to human insulin) which is completely soluble in acidic pH of the glargine solution. Basalog acts by replacing the normal production of insulin and by helping transfer sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is utilized to generate energy. It also stops the liver from producing more sugar. After the injection of Basalog into the subcutaneous tissue (upper layer of skin), the acidic solution is neutralized leading to formation of micro particles (micro-precipitates) from which small amounts of Basalog are continuously released, providing a prolonged duration of action of insulin. Basalog solutions have long and steady blood-sugar-lowering action
The cost of Basalog depends upon the various brands available in the market. Please read details on the package for the correct price of the produc
Unopened cartridges of Basalog/ Lantus must be stored in a refrigerator where the temperature is between 2 - 8°C. When the cartridge has been inserted into the injection pen, the cartridge pen combination should not be put in the refrigerator and should be kept at room temperature
There are no known effects of Basalog/lantus on weight gai
There are no known effects of Basalog/ Lantus on causing cancer
Basalog. Lantus is used to reduce high blood sugar (glucose) levels in people with diabetes mellitus. Basalog is used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin) and type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally)
Yes, Basalog is a genetically modified insulin that is grown in a laboratory, and is similar to human insulin
Yes, Basalog is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Basalog. Lantus solution must not be mixed with any other glargine or insulin preparation. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage, frequency, duration, or use of any concomitant medications
Basalog.Lantus is produced by recombinant DNA technology with the help of a non-pathogenic (non-disease causing) laboratory strain of bacteria (Escherichia coli [K12]) as the production organism
Q. Is Lantus insulin (insulin glargine) the same as Levemir (insulin detemir)?
Both Lantus and Levemir are both long lasting forms of insulin (made by recombinant DNA technology) and are similar to human insulin. However, the duration of Levemir is slightly shorter than Lantus
Basalog. Lantus solutions should be clear. Do not use if Basalog preparations is no longer clear and colorless or if it contains particles.

User Submitted Feedback For Basalog 100IU/ml Injection

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