Lantus (Insulin Glargine)

What conditions and diseases is Lantus used for the treatment or management of?

LANTUS is indicated to improve glycemic control in adults and children with type 1 diabetes mellitus and in adults with ...

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What are the active ingredients of Lantus?

The active ingredients in Lantus include:

What class of drug is Lantus?

Lantus belongs to the class of drugs:

Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Injections


Injection forms from suppliers in the USA:

Lantus Information Guide

Trade Name:
Generic Name of Lantus:
Availability of Lantus:
Prescription Drug

Lantus is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Insulin Analog.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Lantus include:

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How is the dosage of Lantus calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Lantus. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

  • Dosing
  • Initiation of LANTUS therapy
  • Converting to LANTUS from other insulin therapies
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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Lantus?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Lantus for use, include the following:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Lantus?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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Product Formulation Information: Lantus

Company that labels Lantus:
sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Strength of Lantus:
100 [iU]/mL
Form of Lantus:
Injection, Solution
How is Lantus taken?
Subcutaneous (under the skin)
Date that Lantus is effective:
23rd September, 2009


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