Lantus is used in the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus.
How it Works
Lantus is a man made form of Insulin. Lantus is known as a long acting insulin which starts to work several hours after an injection and keeps working evenly throughout 24 hours. Lantus is similar to the insulin produced in the body. Lantus facilitates the reuptake of glucose in muscle and fat cell and also block the release of glucose from the liver.
Common Side effects
Patients who take insulin glargine may suffer from such side effects; Hypoglycemia, Headache, Hunger, Weakness, Sweating, Tremors, Irritability, Trouble concentrating, Rapid breathing, Fast heartbeat, Fainting
The acceptable duration of storage at room temperature for this product is 28 days