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Initiating Lantus® in insulin-naive and switched patients
Patients with T2DM: Lantus® dosing
The recommended starting dose of Lantus® in patients with type 2 diabetes who are not currently treated with insulin is 0.2 Units/kg or up to 10 Units once daily, adjusted to patient’s appropriate FPG target. One may need to adjust the amount and timing of short- or
rapid-acting insulins and dosages of any oral anti-diabetic drugs
Patients with T1DM: Start Lantus® at an appropriate dose for each patient
The recommended starting dose of Lantus® should be approximately 1/3 of the total daily insulin requirements
Lantus® must be used with a short-acting insulin
Other dosing information
Individualize and adjust the dosage of Lantus® based on the individual’s metabolic needs, blood glucose monitoring results, and glycemic control goal
Administer Lantus® subcutaneously once a day at any time of the day, but at the same time every day
Converting from other insulin therapies may require adjustment of timing and dose of Lantus®
Closely monitor glucose values, especially upon converting to Lantus® and during the initial weeks thereafter
Dosage adjustments may be needed with changes in physical activity, changes in meal patterns, during acute illness, or changes in renal or hepatic function
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