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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Lantus weight based dosing

Premium Questions

Dr.  Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

I am on Victoza , right now on .6 only but increasing every week. I now want to add Lantus . How do I work out the dosage of Lantus. I also take Metformin . ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ivan Romic MD

Hi, I'm not a diabetic but one of my cats is. I've been giving him once daily injections of lantus ... daily dose. The prick was deep enough to draw blood. I remember my vet saying to eat or drink something ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Romic ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Praveen Jeyapathy MD

constipation . I am now on Medicare supplemental insurance plan. I take Lantus insulin 130u splitting the dose between am and pm. However now I cannot afford to get the Lantus. It will cost $500 a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Jeyapathy ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Mirjeta Guni MD

I take two doses of 21 units of lantus per day, one at 7 am and the other at 7 pm. I failed to inject the dose which was due at 7 pm last night, but did inject the doses which were due at 7 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mirjeta Guni ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Shehzad Topiwala MD

the Insuling unit intake... say morning 5 of novamix and night 20 of lantus and try the readings? my weight ... are oK. Now from July, I changed the Insulin Lantus with TRESEBA. Morning Diamacron 10... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shehzad Topiwala ( Endocrinologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar MD

because it seems like the weight gain is less than Lantus. But it says the side effects are swelling in hands and legs. I can t have that. What is better Lantus or Levemir? that won t produce such... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Divakara MD

units of Humalog a day by using a pump. We are going to the beach and we use can use Lantus insulin since he has his pump off for most of the day. Is there a typical dose of Lantus he can take ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Divakara ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Manoj P Joseph MD

hi! I m 63 years old, weight 113 lbs and diabetic type 1 and I take eltroxin 0.15 mg since age 23. My question is that I don t fell good since they change my insulin for lantus instead novolin ge ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manoj P Joseph ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

under control with pills until this year, when my doctor prescribed Lantus, which I have been taking for a month now. Suggested starting dose is 10 units at bedtime, doc said I could increase to 20 if... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

. I have been started on Lantus Insulin in January ,I take 16 units daily.I gain more than 3 kg of weight and getting frequent flares of Fibromyalgia.I am wondering if its the side effect of Lantus. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kathy Robinson ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

No better to start short acting insulin thrice daily along with lantus once daily. Avoid sugar in diet. Start aerobic exercise. Please hit thanks.

Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

Hello and thank you for your question. You can usually get NPH insulin that is generic. It is not as long lasting as lantus so would need to be dosed twice a day instead of once a day. You would need to check...

Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

Hello, You need to increase the dose of insulin with advice from your treating doctor. Level of 383 is neither safe ad nor advisable. There is definite risk of diabetes associated complication with this level...