Lantus Solostar Pen
Lantus Solostar Pen Medication Information:
Lantus Solostar Pen medication comes in several different strengths; click on the strength you need to view prices from pharmacies competing to earn your business.
Lantus Solostar Pen 100 U/ml
Lantus 100 u/mL
What is the Lantus Solostar Pen
The Lantus Solostar Pen is a type of insulin for patients who are diabetic that have to take insulin once a day. The Lantus Solostar pen is an insulin glargine injection. The Lantus medication helps control blood sugars for 24 hours. The pen is prefilled with Lantus insulin and uses an ultra fine needle that you just take off after each use. Once the Lantus is gone in the Solostar pen then you just dispose of the pen. The Lantus Solostar pen consists of 300 units of insulin and is good for 28 days of use.
How does Lantus Solostart Work?
The Lantus Solostar pen is for diabetics that are type 1 and who are adults and children who require long acting insulin for controlling their high blood sugars. The pen is also used for adults with type 2 diabetes. This type of insulin is used once daily and usually is taken towards bedtime or night. This is a long acting insulin that is injected only one time daily. You want to make sure you check your blood sugar before using the Lantus Solostar pen.
The possible side effects for using the Lantus Solostar pen are hypoglycemia, injection site reactions, and allergic reactions. You will want to consult with you doctor before using the Lantus Solostar pen if you are using any other type of medications so that it does not interfere with the Lantus or the other medications you are using. When the doctor prescribes the pen they will also prescribe to you how many units of insulin to use out of the pen once daily.
The Lantus Solostar pen comes in a box that contains one pen prefilled with 300 units of insulin. The pen must be prescribed by a doctor. You will also have to purchase the ultra fine needles to go onto the end of the Lantus Solostar pen. The Lantus Solostar pen is easy to carry with you when you travel. It is also much easier to use than vials of Lantus insulin.