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How to Inject Lantus® With a Vial and Syringe

Another way for you to take long-acting Lantus®

There are 2 ways to inject Lantus®. If your doctor told you to take Lantus® using a vial and syringe, this presentation will walk you through it step-by-step.

Lantus® is also available in the prefilled SoloSTAR® pen. You can watch another video that shows you all the steps to use the SoloSTAR® pen.

For instructions on how to inject Lantus®, please talk to your treating healthcare provider and refer to the instruction leaflet that came with your vial.
Be Syringe Savvy

To make sure you get the right dose of insulin, always use a U-100 insulin syringe. (Your pharmacist can help you make sure you have the right syringe.) If you have trouble seeing the volume lines on a syringe, ask your healthcare team or pharmacist for a magnifying device that can help.

Storage Instructions
  • Store unused Lantus® vials in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C)
  • Store in-use (opened) Lantus® vials in a refrigerator or at room temperature below 86°F (30°C)
  • Do not freeze Lantus®
  • Keep Lantus® out of direct heat and light
  • If a vial has been frozen or overheated, throw it away
  • The Lantus® vials you are using should be thrown away after 28 days, even if it still has insulin left in it

Sign up for your Sanofi Rx Savings Card$0* CO-PAYper Lantus® prescription for 12 months

*Certain restrictions apply. See Savings Card for details when you enroll.

See the features of theSoloSTAR® pen
Prefilled with the #1 Prescribed Insulin*

*Based on TRx data from IMS Health, NPATM monthly database, time period from May 2003 to September 2016.

Utilize the Lantus®Doctor Discussion/ Q&A Guideto talk with your doctor about reasons your
blood sugar levels can change