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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lantus Solostar SubQ.

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93 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/12/2014 5:15:46 PM

Reviewer: Jexaa411, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am new to this treatment and am in an adjustment phase.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/5/2014 12:08:47 PM

Reviewer: angel, Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had severe side effects I associated with this medication, Lantus Solostar. I had nerve pain, my blood vessels "swelled" and foot turned sort of purple in some places. Lots of pain and swelling in lower legs, could barely drive at times. I took it for somewhere between six months and a year. THings to note: Lantus (and most "insulin") is not REALLY insulin, it is bio-engineer ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/3/2014 2:26:21 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I itch all the time. Mostly on the trunk of my body; stomach, chest, neck

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/27/2014 11:36:43 AM

Reviewer: plbell627, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using this at first in the morning when I got up. I was in the hospital in Dec. of13 and there they gave this to me a night before going to sleep. I came home and had visiting Nurses and 1 told me to eat protein before I went to bed either Peanut Butter or Cottage Cheese and this will help keep your numbers under control. It works. I also take 2 Glimepride 4MG and 4 Motron 500 MG. I ho ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/30/2013 6:10:07 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Lantus, of course, is very effective but until now I have used syringes but switched to pens. The Lantus pen frequently locks up and cannot be injected no matter how hard you push. I have found this in about 1 of every 6-7 pens. The manufacturer provides NO support, you cannot even e-mail them and of course there is no telephone number. I did write a letter of complaint but they have no interest i ... Show Full Comment

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