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What are Lantus cartridges?

Lantus 100 IU/ml cartridges (Lantus) contain an insulin glargine solution for subcutaneous injections. It is a medication prescribed to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults, and type 1 diabetes in children 6 years and older.

Lantus belongs to the drug classes, antidiabetics, insulins, and long-acting insulins. These medications work by lowering and controlling your glucose levels in the long term.

Lantus is not recommended:

  • If you are allergic or have had an allergic reaction to Lantus or ingredients in Lantus
  • For children who suffer from type 2 diabetes
  • For children under the age of 6
  • To treat diabetic ketoacidosis
  • During episodes of low blood sugar

What are the indications for using Lantus cartridges?

Lantus is a long-acting insulin that works evenly over 24 hours and is approved to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes and children with type 1 diabetes who are 6 years and older.

How are Lantus cartridges used?

Storage

Unopened Lantus cartridges should be stored in their original packaging in a refrigerator at 36-46°F (2-8°C). Do not freeze Lantus and do not use it if it has been frozen.

When you have inserted a cartridge into an injection pen, store it at room temperature up to 86°F (30°C) and throw it away after 28 days. Do not expose Lantus to direct heat and keep it away from light.

Keep out of reach of children and do not use it after the expiration date.

Instruction

Lantus cartridges are designed to be used with an insulin pen. Use the Lantus cartridges as prescribed and follow the instructions given by your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate dose and schedule based on your individual needs and medical history.

Do not change your dosage and take more than what is prescribed or stop using Lantus without consulting with your doctor. Lantus can be used at any time of the day but must be used at the same time each day.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not catch up by taking two doses at once. If you took more than prescribed, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical care. If you take more than one dose of Lantus within 24 hours, it can cause your blood sugar to drop too low.

Your healthcare provider will teach you how to use Lantus cartridges properly and where to inject yourself. Ask your healthcare provider if you don’t understand the instructions. Use an insulin pen to inject Lantus under the skin of your stomach area, thigh, or the back of your upper arm. Use a different site each time you inject and do not inject it directly into your veins or muscles, or an area that has lumps or bruising.

Only use Lantus cartridges which are clear and colorless. If it is cloudy or slightly colored, return it to your pharmacy. Do not mix the content of Lantus cartridges with any other type of insulin.

Do not share your Lantus cartridges with anyone, even if the needle has been changed, because you can transmit blood-borne diseases to each other.

Dosage

Lantus cartridges are available in packs of 5 and each cartridge contains 300 units in 3 ml of solution (300 Units/3 mL).

The recommended starting dose of Lantus for type 1 diabetes, is about a third of your total daily insulin requirements, injected once a day. Lantus is prescribed to use with short-acting insulin.

For type 2 diabetes, the dose will be calculated based on your body weight. The typical starting dose is 0.2 units/kg (up to 10 units), injected once a day.

Side Effects

It’s important to understand that although Lantus cartridges are FDA-approved, it comes with side effects that may or may not affect you.

Before using Lantus cartridges, you should discuss possible side effects with your doctor or pharmacist.

Common Side Effects

Not all side effects require medical attention. As your body adjusts to Lantus, side effects may go away. Tell your doctor if you experience the following symptoms, and they become severe or do not go away on their own:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Skin reaction at the injection site
  • Swelling
  • Itching
  • Allergic reactions
  • Skin thickening/pits at the injection site
  • Weight gain
  • Rash
  • Upper respiratory tract infections

Serious Side Effects

Severe adverse reactions while using Lantus cartridges may occur. Seek emergency medical care or call 911 if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Hypoglycemia (severe low blood sugar): confusion, seizures, blurred vision, loss of consciousness, or even coma.
  • Severe allergic reaction: a rash over your whole body, sweating, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing, or itching.
  • Low potassium in your blood: leg cramps, constipation, irregular heartbeat, fluttering in the chest, increased thirst/urination, numbness/tingling, muscle cramps/weakness, or feelings of fatigue.
  • Heart failure: shortness of breath, swelling of ankles and feet, and sudden weight gain.

The information above does not list all possible side effects. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any side effects not listed. You or your doctor may report side effects to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings & Precautions

Before using Lantus cartridges, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • If you take any other prescription medication, especially thiazolidinediones (TZDs)
  • If you suffer from heart failure
  • If you have other heart, liver, or kidney problems
  • If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed

Lantus cartridges should not be used to treat type 2 diabetes in children.

Do not use Lantus cartridges if you are having an episode of hypoglycemia or if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis.

Lantus should be part of a complete treatment program and include diet and exercise.

Pregnant or planning to become pregnant

Pregnancy can cause your diabetes to worsen. It is not known if Lantus will harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant, speak to your doctor who will determine if the benefit of using Lantus cartridges outweighs the risk.

Breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed

Lantus may pass into breastmilk but is unlikely to harm your nursing infant. Your insulin needs may change while breastfeeding so you should always speak to your doctor before you start breastfeeding.

Interactions & Contraindications

Before using Lantus cartridges, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you take any medications, herbal supplements, or vitamins.

Thiazolidinediones (TZDs)

Using TZDs with Lantus cartridges could lead to heart failure in some people, even if you haven’t had heart problems before. If you have heart failure, it may get worse if you take TZDs together with Lantus. Tell your doctor immediately if you have any new symptoms of heart failure, or if they get worse. Your doctor may need to change or stop treatment with TZDs and Lantus. Symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath, swelling of the ankles or feet, or sudden weight gain.

Alcohol

Do not drink alcohol or use other medicines that contain alcohol when using Lantus cartridges, as it can affect your blood sugar levels.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lantus cartridges contain the active ingredient insulin glargine.

Other inactive ingredients are glycerol, m-cresol, zinc, polysorbate, and water for injection. Sodium hydroxide or hydrochloric acid may have been added to control the acidity.

Lantus cartridges are available in packs of 5 and each cartridge contains 300 units in 3 ml of solution (300 Units/3 mL).

Lantus cartridges are approved to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes and children with type 1 diabetes who are 6 years and older.

Lantus cartridges are not recommended if you are having an episode of low blood sugar, or you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis.

You should not use Lantus cartridges if you are allergic to insulin glargine or any ingredients in Lantus.

Common side effects are low blood sugar, skin reactions or changes in the fat tissue around the injection site, swelling, fluid, upper respiratory infection, itching, allergic reactions, weight gain, or a rash.

The content of Lantus cartridges is injected under the skin with an insulin pen, usually once a day. Use Lantus cartridges as prescribed and follow the instructions given by your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate dose and schedule based on your individual needs and medical history.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not catch up by taking two doses at once. If you took more than prescribed, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical care. Taking more than one dose of Lantus within 24 hours can cause your blood sugar to drop too low.

If you took more Lantus than prescribed, contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical care.

  • Excessive alcohol consumption can affect your blood sugar levels and increase your risk of hypoglycemia.
  • If you drive or operate machinery, Lantus cartridges may impair your ability to drive or operate the machinery safely. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly and make sure it doesn’t drop too low.

Lantus cartridges should be used as directed until advised otherwise by your doctor. It is meant to be used as a long-term treatment, and if it is safe and effective for you, you will likely use it long-term.

Yes, with a prescription, you can purchase Lantus cartridges online. Buying medications online is convenient and often less expensive than purchasing them at your local pharmacy.