Basaglar KwikPen (Glargine)

Basaglar KwikPen (Glargine)

Insulin Glargine

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Basaglar belongs to a type of diabetes medication called long-acting insulin, which works a few hours after injection and lasts for a day. Basaglar is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim, a Burlington-based pharmaceutical corporation.

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Basaglar (Insulin Glargine)

Basaglar is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in people with diabetes. It is similar to human insulin and works by helping blood sugar (glucose) get into cells to provide energy.

Treatment of type 1 diabetes in adults and children.
Treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults.

How to Use Basaglar
Use Basaglar exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider.
It is typically injected under the skin once daily, at the same time each day.
Do not mix or dilute Basaglar with other insulins or solutions.

Side Effects
Common side effects include low blood sugar, allergic reactions at the injection site, itching, rash, and weight gain. Severe side effects may include hypoglycemia and hypersensitivity reactions. Immediate medical attention is required for serious side effects.

Monitor blood sugar levels regularly.
Do not change brands or types of insulin without consulting your healthcare provider.
Tell your doctor about all medications, supplements, and medical conditions.

Buying Insulin from Canada:
Lower Prices: Insulin prices in Canada are often lower than in the USA due to different pharmaceutical pricing regulations.
Online Pharmacies: Canadian online pharmacies offer an option to purchase Basaglar at a reduced cost.
Shipping to Your Door: These pharmacies often provide the convenience of shipping directly to your doorstep. Shipping times and costs can vary.
Prescription: A valid prescription from your healthcare provider is required.

Insurance and Financial Assistance
In the USA, check if your insurance covers Basaglar. Copayments and deductibles may apply.
Patient assistance programs may be available to those who qualify.
Some Canadian pharmacies may offer additional discounts or assistance programs.

Store unused Basaglar pens in the refrigerator. Once in use, the pen can be kept at room temperature.
Do not freeze Basaglar, and keep it away from direct heat and light.
Dispose of the pen properly after use.