Lantus Solostar Pen Needles
Which needles are compatible with Lantus SoloStar?
Lantus® SoloStar® Lantus® 0088221905 Instructions for Use, Device Page, Website BD UltraFine ™ needles for use with SoloStar® and OptiClik® are sold separately and manufactured by BD. BD UltraFine ™ needles are compatible with SoloStar®.
Which needles therefore need to be used with Lantus SoloSTAR?
THE LANTUS SOLOSTAR INSULIN PEN CAN BE USED WITH BD ULTRAFINE ™ PENCILS *. * UltraFine is a trademark of Becton, Dickinson and Company. Do not cool the Lantus SoloSTAR pen after first use. Store only at room temperature (below 86 ° F).
Do you also know which pen needles are supplied with Tresiba?
We recommend using Tresiba® FlexTouch® with the NovoFine® Plus 32G tip, one of the shortest and thinnest needles available. Tresiba® lasts 8 weeks after opening, twice as long as other long-acting insulin pens which only last 4 weeks.
Also asked, are insulin pen needles interchangeable?
The needles used on most pens are interchangeable and sold separately. However, the way they are used may vary depending on the needle brand. Consumers should be aware that using different and unknown insulin needles can lead to processing errors.
How many Lantus units are normal?
The usual starting dose of Lantus for people with type 2 diabetes is 0.2 units / kg. The maximum starting dose of Lantus is 10 units per day.
Why is Lantus taken at night?
Lantus is approved for bedtime dosing only. This is because the pre-approval studies were only conducted using the bedtime dosage, which is why the FDA approved the drug in this way. In this way, Lantus is consumed at night when the need for insulin is lower. Some patients use the BID test when Lantus does not last all day.
When should you not take Lantus?
You should not use Lantus if you have hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) or if you have diabetic ketoacidosis.
How many pens are there in a SoloStar box?
Do you need Prime Lantus SoloStar?
You must fill the pen before setting the dose and injecting the insulin. You do this by giving yourself a whiff of air. This will remove air bubbles and make the pen and needle work properly. Turn the dose selector 2 units (to number 2) by turning it clockwise (see Figure 6).
What is the difference between Lantus and Lantus SoloStar?
The Lantus pen is called Lantus SoloStar. The Basaglar pen is called the Basaglar KwikPen. Lantus SoloStar and Basaglar KwikPen each contain 3 ml of solution with 100 units of insulin per ml. Lantus is also available in a 10 ml vial with 100 units of insulin per ml.
Where is Lantus SoloStar injected?
Lantus® can be injected into the abdomen, upper arm or thigh. Remember to change the injection site. The tummy is the preferred injection site for the AutoShield Duo. This position allows for the correct injection technique, such as holding the pen at the correct 90 degree angle.
How long does Lantus take to lower blood sugar?
Lantus is a long-acting insulin that works slowly over approximately 24 hours. It may be necessary to use Lantus in combination with another type of insulin or with a specific oral medicine to control blood sugar levels.
How often should you change the needles of the insulin pen?
How often should the needle be replaced? The insulin syringes must be replaced after two injections. For those who receive injections twice a day for breakfast and dinner, it means that the syringe is changed every day. The needles of the insulin pen must be replaced after 34 injections.
How much do insulin pens cost?
According to Sanofi, the price of leading third-party insulin products ranges from $ 178 to $ 300 per vial and $ 235 to $ 563 per pack of pens.
Are insulin pen needles universal?
You can purchase pens, needles and accessories in the Diabetes Shop. GlucoRx FinePoint Insulin Pen Needles are universal, screw-in, sterile needles that are used with an insulin pen to inject insulin.
How do I know which insulin pen to use?
8 mm needles The 8 mm needle is still short and very thin, with an average thickness of 31, but only slightly longer than the 4 or 6 mm needle. At this length, the skin may need to be pinched for the most accurate injection. This length options include: GlucoRx FinePoint Universal Fit 8mm 31G Pen Needles.
How many units of insulin are in a pen?
Can you use insulin straight from the refrigerator?
A: Yes, the standard recommendation from all insulin manufacturers is that any vial of insulin you use can be stored at room temperature for up to 28 days. Answer: If the temperature in your room is above 80 degrees Fahrenheit, it is safer to store insulin in the refrigerator. Q: I am using an insulin pen.
Lantus Solostar Pen Needles