Lantus Solostar (lantus) is a man-made type of a chemical that is delivered in the body. Insulin is a chemical that works by bringing down degrees of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin glargine is a long-acting insulin that begins to work a few hours after infusion and continues to turn out uniformly for 24 hours.
Lantus is utilized to improve glucose control in grown-ups and youngsters with diabetes mellitus.
Lantus is for use in grown-ups with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and in youngsters in any event 6 years of age with type 1 diabetes.
A few brands of insulin glargine are for utilize just in grown-ups. Cautiously adhere to all directions for the brand of insulin glargine you are utilizing.
You ought not utilize Lantus in the event that you are having a scene of hypoglycemia (low glucose), or on the off chance that you are in a condition of diabetic ketoacidosis (call your PCP for treatment).
Never share a Lantus infusion pen or cartridge with someone else. Sharing infusion pens or cartridges can permit sickness, for example, hepatitis or HIV to pass starting with one individual then onto the next.
Not all insulin glargine brands are equivalent in dosing. Adhere to your primary care physician’s guidelines while changing starting with one brand then onto the next. On the off chance that there are any progressions in the brand, strength, or kind of insulin you use, your dose needs may change.
Lantus is just essential for a total program of treatment that may likewise incorporate eating routine, work out, weight control, foot care, eye care, dental consideration, and testing your glucose. Follow your eating regimen, prescription, and exercise schedules intently. Changing any of these elements can influence your glucose levels.
Get crisis clinical assistance in the event that you have signs of a hypersensitivity response to Lantus: redness or expanding where an infusion was given, bothersome skin rash over the whole body, inconvenience breathing, quick pulses, feeling like you may drop, or growing in your tongue or throat.
Call your PCP without a moment’s delay on the off chance that you have:
weight acquire, expanding in your grasp or feet, feeling winded; or
indications of low potassium – leg cramps, obstruction, unpredictable pulses, shuddering in your chest, expanded thirst or pee, deadness or shivering, muscle shortcoming or limp inclination.
Regular Lantus results may include:
tingling, gentle skin rash; or
thickening or emptying of the skin where you infused the medication.