- What is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- Is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- What are the side effects of INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- What is the dosage for INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
- Is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
Is INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Safe and effective use of insulin glargine is not established for pregnant females.
It is not known whether insulin glargine enters breast milk; therefore, it should be used with caution in females who are breastfeeding.
What else should I know about INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE?
What preparations of INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE are available?
Insulin glargine is available as 100 units/ml. Insulin glargine is supplied in 10 ml vials, 3 ml SoloStar injectable pens, and a 3 ml cartridge system. Insulin glargine is given only by subcutaneous injection.
How should I keep INSULIN GLARGINE-INJECTABLE stored?
- Unopened vials, SoloStar pens, and cartridge systems should be refrigerated between 2 C and 8 C (36 F and 46 F).
- Unopened vials, SoloStar pens, and cartridge systems, if refrigerated, are good until the expiration dates.
- Unopened vials, SoloStar pens, and cartridge systems, stored at room temperature, are good for 28 days.
- Opened vials and cartridge systems can be refrigerated or stored at room temperature below 30 C (86 F).
- Cartridge systems inserted into the insulin delivery device and SoloStar pens should be stored only at room temperature below 30 C (86 F).
- Opened vials, SoloStar pens, and cartridge systems are good for 28 days.
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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