buy levemir LEVEMIR FLEXPEN contains Insulin Detemir which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidiabetic drugs. It is used to lower the high blood sugar level in adults, adolescents and children aged 1 year and above having diabetes mellitus.
Diabetes mellitus is a disease where the body does not produce enough insulin to control the level of the blood sugar. Symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, extreme hunger, fatigue, irritability, blurred vision, slow-healing sores, frequent infections.
LEVEMIR FLEXPEN is not recommended for use if you have low blood sugar and diabetes ketoacidosis (a complication of diabetes). LEVEMIR FLEXPEN should be used with caution in patients with liver, kidney disease. Consult your doctor before using it.
LEVEMIR FLEXPEN can be used during pregnancy if clinically needed. It should be used with caution in breastfeeding women and in elderly patients above 65 years of age. Consult your doctor before using it.
The most common side effects of using LEVEMIR FLEXPEN are low blood sugar (cold sweat, pale skin, headache, rapid heartbeat, nausea, drowsiness), injection site reactions, itching, rash, weight gain, swollen hands and feet, etc. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms deteriorate.
What type of insulin is Levemir Flextouch?
Levemir is a soluble analog of basal insulin with a prolonged profile of action, which is used as basal insulin. The hypoglycemic effect of the drug is to promote the uptake of glucose by tissues after binding of insulin to the receptors of muscle and fat cells, as well as the simultaneous inhibition of glucose secretion from the liver. The
duration of action of Levemir is statistically significantly less variable than that of the neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH-insulin). Levemir is released gradually and therefore causes less dramatic changes in blood glucose levels compared to conventional long-acting NPH insulins. The prolonged action of the drug is due to the close
relationship of insulin detemir molecules at the injection site and the attachment of albumin to them through the side chain of fatty acids. Compared with NPH insulin, insulin detemir is more slowly distributed in peripheral target tissues. This combined mechanism of prolongation of action causes a more predictable absorption and
action profile of the drug Levemir FlexPen than NPH insulin.
In combination with such agents, the initial dose of Levemir® is 10 U or 0.1–0.2 U / kg. The dose selection is carried out according to the needs of the patient. The drug should be administered 1 time per day in the evening, during dinner, or before bedtime. The duration of its action is up to 24 hours. The pre-filled syringe-pen Levemi
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