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The average Basaglar cost is around $326 for a 5-pack of 3 mL Basaglar Kwikpens. However, the Basaglar price you pay may vary depending on the pharmacy you go to and your insurance coverage.
Basaglar coupons may also be available to many patients. However, even with a drug coupon, you may still be paying too much.
Patients can get their Basaglar medication through Prescription Hope for the set service fee of $50 a month. Although Prescription Hope is not a Basaglar coupon or discount card, individuals looking for a Basaglar coupon can save more through Prescription Hope!
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Basaglar (insulin glargine) injection is FDA-approved long-acting insulin, sometimes called basal insulin, only available to individuals with a prescription.
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas and controls blood sugar levels by helping the body use and store sugar it gets from the food we eat. In patients with diabetes, there is either not enough insulin being produced, or cells are not responsive enough to insulin to control blood sugar levels.
Basaglar (insulin glargine) works over a 24-hour period to lower blood sugar. It has been approved for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus and children 6 and older with type 1 diabetes.
Basaglar insulin may also be known as insulin glargine injection.
It is unknown if Basaglar safe and effective in children with type 2 diabetes or children younger than 6 years of age with type 1 diabetes.
Basaglar should not be used to treat diabetic ketoacidosis.
Do not take this medication if you have:
Never share your insulin needles or Basaglar pen with other people. Doing so can put you at an increased risk of infection.
Never change your dose of Basaglar or the type of insulin you use. Doing so can cause severe high or low blood sugar levels. Low blood sugar can be serious and life-threatening. Symptoms of hypoglycemia may include:
Before using Basaglar, tell your healthcare provider:
How to store Basaglar:
Basaglar insulin pens that are unopened and not currently being used should be stored in the refrigerator between 36 degrees and 46 degrees Fahrenheit. Never freeze your insulin. Any insulin that becomes frozen should be thrown out.
Basaglar that is unopened and refrigerated correctly can be used up until the expiration date. Insulin that is currently being used can be stored at room temperature for up to 28 days.
Be sure your insulin pens and supplies are also stored where children cannot reach them.
Basaglar only comes in the form of a prefilled pen, which is a disposable insulin delivery device. An instructional insert comes with the insulin pen. Read the entire instructions to know how to prepare and inject each dose and dispose of the needles and pen correctly.
Patients must continue to check their blood sugar and use Basaglar exactly as their healthcare provider has prescribed it.
How to inject Basaglar:
Where to inject Basaglar:
Basaglar should be injected under the skin around the stomach, buttocks, upper legs, or upper arms. Be sure to rotate injection sites with each dose.
Your specific dose for Basaglar will vary from other individuals, as the dose is based upon your specific needs and condition. Your healthcare provider will prescribe a dose for you to take and may make adjustments to that dose as needed.
Patients with type 1 diabetes must use this type of insulin with short-acting insulin. Talk to your healthcare provider about which short-acting insulin is right for you.
Dosage form and strengths:
Please note: Regardless of which form of this insulin you are prescribed, the strength is 100 units/mL. Therefore each of the pens above contains 300 total units.
Basaglar may cause serious side effects, which can include:
Get emergency help if you have:
The most common side effects of Basaglar may include:
Report side effects to your healthcare provider, especially if you have persistent adverse reactions.
Avoid mixing insulin glargine with any other type of insulin or solution. Always make sure the insulin is clear and colorless and does not have any particles floating in it.
Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how Basaglar will affect you.
Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication, as it may increase your risk of having hypoglycemia.
Certain medications can affect the way insulin works, causing greater fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Other medicines may mask hypoglycemia making it harder to tell when your blood sugar is low. This can be dangerous as it can prevent you from treating it before it becomes severe or life-threatening.
This is why it’s important to talk to your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking. They may recommend changing your dose or the timing of your dose based on the other prescription drugs you are taking.
Basaglar is contraindicated:
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