Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge


Overview

Uses of Lantus Solution for Injection

Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge is used in the treatment of diabetes.

Lantus Solution for Injection side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Injection site allergic reaction

How to use Lantus Solution for Injection

Your doctor or nurse will guide you how to use this medicine.

How Lantus Solution for Injection works

Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge is a long-acting insulin that provides consistent, all-day sugar control. It works like your body's natural insulin. Insulin facilitates reuptake of sugar in muscle and fat cells and also suppresses the production of sugar in the liver.

Lantus Solution for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Insulin Glargine with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge 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.
Driving
Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of glucose levels is recommended for dose adjustment.

Alternate Brands

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Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge
₹185.17/ml of Solution for Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge helps to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect. Learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
  • Injection below the skin of the abdomen results in faster absorption than other injection sites.
  • Injection sites must be rotated to prevent hard lumps from developing at one site.
  • Opened vials/cartridge stay good at room temperature for up to 4 weeks, while unopened vials must be placed in the refrigerator (2°C–8°C).
  • Do not use if the preparation is no longer clear and colorless, or if it contains particles.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Lantus 100 IU/ml Cartridge.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lantus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): K Pril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Topram, Rigapril, Ram
MODERATE
Brand(s): Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lantus

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iam dibatec from last 10 year unable to control pb210 & pbbs 315 & taking insuline actrapride 20 untes moring & evening Lantus 20 unites at night
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
ask your treating physician to increase your dose of insulin or add another insulin like lantus
My father is old diabetic patient as well as heart patient recently he fell down from some little height almost 3 ft height after that when we go for x-ray and also measured his blood sugar levels was very high even not measurable in glucometer he is already on insulin humansulin30/70 30 units and galvus met50/500 in morning and denorm Od 60 1-1/2 tablets in eve and galvus met 50/500. Even today when we measured gave human actrapid 20 unit and after 2 hrs again 20 units and humansulin 30/70 30 unit also. Kindly helpHe also took alcohol but from last two days he is not using it. It is only today that sugar level rose up to HI level. A local has given some antibiotic and steroid for pain caused by felling downHeart medicines are cardrone-X, carca-CR-20,Telecad-20,
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
ask your treating physician to add lantus also along with mixtard
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FAQs

Q. Is Lantus synthetic?

Yes, Lantus is a genetically modified insulin that is grown in a laboratory and is similar to human insulin.

Q. Is Lantus safe?

Yes, Lantus is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Lantus clear or cloudy?

Lantus solutions should be always clear. Do not use if Lantus is no longer clear and colorless, or if it contains particles.

Q. Will I need Lantus for the rest of my life?

If you are a type 1 diabetes patient, then yes, you have to take Lantus for the rest of your life because your body is unable to produce sufficient insulin. Therfore, you would need Lantus as an external source of insulin. However, if you are a type 2 diabetes patient, sometimes your doctor may ask you to stop Lantus if you were able to manage your diabetes with exercise, diet and oral medicines.

Q. Can Lantus be used with other diabetes medicine?

Yes, Lantus may be prescribed alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines along with proper diet and exercise.

Q. Does Lantus come in the form of a pen?

Yes, Lantus is available in the form of a pen.

Q. Is Lantus long acting?

Yes, Lantus is long acting and has a relatively constant effect on the body. It can control the blood sugar levels for over the period of 24 hours.

Q. Does Lantus need to be refrigerated?

Store the unopened cartridges of Lantus in a refrigerator where the temperature is between 2 - 8°C. When the cartridge has been inserted into the injection pen, it should not be put in the refrigerator and should be kept at room temperature.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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