how to use lantus solostar pen
Follow the instructions that come with the Lantus SoloSTAR penUse alcohol or soap and water to clean the injection site. The injection site should be dry before injectingAttach a new needle before each use鈥攁lwaysCount to 10 after pressing the buttonRemove the needle from your skin if you dial another dose
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Can I use a syringe to remove Lantus from my SoloStar pen?
Do NOT use a syringe to remove Lantus from your SoloSTAR pen. Laura: If insulin still does not come out, the needle may be blocked. Change the needle and try again. If no insulin comes out after changing the needle, your SoloSTAR pen may be damaged.
What is a Lantus pen?
Lantus (insulin glargine) is the man made form of a long acting insulin that is given by injection to diabetic patients, to control their high blood sugar levels. Lantus comes in two dosage forms, the Lantus 3mL SoloStar prefilled pen and the Lantus 10mL multiple dose vial.
How many units are in a SoloStar pen?
The Lantus SoloSTAR pen is a prefilled, disposable insulin pen that contains 300 Units of insulin glargine. The pen body consists of a rubber seal at the tip, an insulin reservoir, a dose window, the dosage selector, and the injection button.
How do you close the Lantus modal on SoloStar®?
This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Super: Jos, Taking Lantus (insulin glargine injection) 100 Units/mL SoloSTAR since 2007. Jos: What I like about Lantus is that I only have to take it once-a-day, and it lasts for 24 hours.