Lantus Cartridge (Insulin Glargine)

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Lantus Cartridge
Insulin Glargine

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Lantus Cartridge Drug Info (Pack with 5 cartridges x 3 mL each)

  • OVERVIEW

    Lantus cartridges contain insulin glargine, which is a form of long-acting insulin. It is meant to be used only with corresponding insulin pens. When you purchase a package of Lantus Cartridges, you receive five 3ml cartridges.


    >Lantus Insulin Cartridges contain insulin glargine meant for injections to help you manage control of your diabetes. The solution in these cartridges is a revolutionary type of insulin and it is indicated for one daily dose. For specific dosage needs, please consult your doctor. The human insulin formula contained in these cartridges can be used on patients over the age of 17 with either diabetes Type 1 or diabetes Type 2 who can benefit from the use of long acting insulin to manage hyperglycemia.

  • HOW IT WORKS?

    Lantus cartridges permit once-daily dosing, which is convenient and tolerable for many patients with diabetes. Also, Lantus has been clinically proven to lower HbA1C and improve blood sugar control when used alongside with exercise and a proper diet.

  • DOSAGE

    Always follow the health advice of your doctor or other healthcare professional.


    The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • COMMON SIDE EFFECTS

    • Anxiety

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. References

    Package [Insert Lantus]. Bridgewater, NJ: Sanofi-aventis; 2000

  2. Are Lantus Cartridges available online?

    Yes, it is available. It is very convenient to purchase medicines online. It may be more cost-effective than buying them at a local pharmacy.

  3. What is the recommended duration of Lantus cartridges usage?

    Lantus cartridges are supposed to be used following your doctor’s instructions, and you may continue using them for a long time if they work well and are safe for you.

  4. Are there any specific precautions to take while on Lantus cartridges?

    While taking Lantus Cartridges you should avoid alcohol as it can raise the risk of hypoglycemia and affect your blood sugar level. You should also refrain from driving or operating machinery as Lantus cartridges might make it unsafe.
    You should also keep a proper check on blood sugar levels and ensure it doesn’t get too low.

  5. What should I do if I exceed the prescribed Lantus cartridges dosage?

    You should immediately consult your doctor or get to the hospital as soon as possible.

  6. What should I do if I miss a dose of Lantus cartridges?

    If you remember and it’s not close to your next dose, take the missed dose.
    But if your next dose is coming up soon, just wait for it. Don’t take two doses at the same time to make up for the missed one.

  7. Can you provide instructions on the use of Lantus cartridges?

    You can use Lantus cartridges by injecting the liquid under your skin with an insulin pen. Typically, you do this once daily. It’s vital to follow your doctor’s advice and the plan they provide. Your doctor will figure out the right amount and timing for you based on your individual requirements and medical background.

  8. List the common adverse effects of Lantus cartridges

    Common adverse effects of Lantus cartridges include low blood sugar, skin issues at the injection site, swelling, upper respiratory infections, itching, allergic reactions, weight gain, and rashes. These can happen, but it’s important to consult your doctor if you experience any of them while using Lantus cartridges.

  9. Who should not be prescribed Lantus cartridges?

    If your blood sugar is too low or if you have diabetic ketoacidosis, it’s not a good time to use Lantus cartridges. Also, if you’re allergic to insulin glargine or any of the components in Lantus, you should avoid using it.

  10. Who should be prescribed Lantus cartridges?

    Doctors recommend Lantus cartridges to adults to manage their blood sugar levels, whether they have type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It is also prescribed to children aged 6 and above with type 1 diabetes.

  11. What is the available form of Lantus cartridges?

    You get Lantus cartridges in sets of 5, and inside each cartridge, there’s 300 units of the medication mixed in 3 mL of liquid. That’s the same as 300 Units in 3 mL.

  12. List the constituents of Lantus cartridges

    Lantus cartridges contain insulin glargine, which is the key element that helps your body control sugar levels. In addition to this, you’ll find other substances in the mix to support its effectiveness. These include m-cresol, glycerol, zinc, water for injection and polysorbate. To manage the level of acidity, they might add sodium hydroxide or hydrochloric acid.

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References
Lantus [Package Insert].Bridgewater, NJ: Sanofi-aventis; 2000.

Dr. Conor Sheehy, PharmD, BCPS is a practicing clinical pharmacist that works in primary care. He supports other members of the healthcare team including physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, and other clinical staff. He also likes to use his drug knowledge to inform his patients and the public about the benefits and risks they can expect from their medications. His clinical specialties include: anticoagulation, diabetes management, and psychiatric care.
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