insulin glargine


Wockhardt Limited


Berlin Pharm


Berlin Pharm
Concise Prescribing Info
Insulin glargine
Type 1 or 2 DM patients who require insulin for the control of hyperglycemia.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Individualized dosage. By SC inj once daily at the same time everyday.
Special Precautions
Do not administer IV. Renal & severe hepatic impairment. Intercurrent conditions eg, illness, emotional disturbances or stress. Pregnancy. Childn <6 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Hypoglycemia; Na retention, oedema; hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis; redness, swelling & itching at inj site, rash over the whole body, shortness of breath, wheezing, reduction in BP, fast pulse or sweating; lipodystrophy; insulin resistance; temporary visual impairment.
Drug Interactions
Enhanced glucose lowering effect & susceptibility to hypoglycemia w/ oral antidiabetic agents, ACE inhibitors, pentoxifylline, perhexiline, disopyramide, fibrates, fluoxetine, MAOIs, dextropropoxyphene, salicylates & sulfonamide antibiotics. May reduce blood glucose lowering effect & susceptibility to hyperglycemia w/ corticosteroids, danazol, diazoxide, diuretics, glucagon, INH, OCs, phenothiazine derivatives, somatotrophin, sympathomimetic agents (eg, epinephrine, salbutamol, terbutaline), thyroid hormones, protease inhibitors & atypical antipsychotic medications (eg, olanzapine & clozapine). Potentiated or weaken blood glucose lowering effect w/ β-blockers, clonidine, lithium salts or alcohol. Hypoglycemia may occur w/ pentamidine. Reduced or absent signs of adrenergic counter regulation w/ β-blockers, clonidine, guanethidine & reserpine.
ATC Classification
A10AE04 - insulin glargine ; Belongs to the class of long-acting insulins and analogues for injection. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
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