New to Lantus

By GolfBuddy Latest Reply 2017-07-13 11:17:34 -0500
Started 2017-07-10 08:26:12 -0500

Need information on Lantus Pen- down to 20 units on first pen but use 27 daily- what do I do? Must I waist the 20 units left?

3 replies

Luis65 2017-07-12 05:57:15 -0500 Report

Hi, GolfBuddy, I use Lantus in vials and not the pen. If you have thrown out the 20 U this will be for the next time. You can inject the part dose and use a new pen for the rest. That way you are not wasting this costly drug. Just use a new site close to the original injection.

If I am incorrect I expect my brothers and sisters here to correct me.

suecsdy 2017-07-13 11:17:34 -0500 Report

I agree. When I used insulin, I used every drop, even if I had to split a dose between 2 pens.

Type1Lou 2017-07-12 18:22:45 -0500 Report

Almost exactly what I would have told him Luis!…but I don't think where he injects the 7 units from the new pen would make much difference.

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