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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/19/2014 3:50:31 PM

Reviewer: febmom0844aol.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am on Medicare with s supplemental Medicare prescription plan. This drug is extremely expensive with any of the plan options. My last prescription was $330 for 5 boxes with 5 prefilled pens which is a 3 month supply. Since I reached my limit for meds this month I had to pay a 45% co-pay instead of a 25% co-pay. This took my prescription up to $650 for 5 boxes and a 3 month supply. Honestly, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/29/2014 11:57:52 PM

Reviewer: BPowell, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this 12 days aNd Im still battling a few side effects they say should lessen in time like swelling and ears ringing, injection site burn, but my blood sugar was running between 325-700 including fasting readings,A1c was 16.2. After taking Metformin and aglyburide for 2 years, eating well, exercise it just kept climbing. We tried Januvia, Piglitizone, nd sliding scale Novalog, never ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/15/2014 8:30:48 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've used this drug about 9 years. Totally happy with this. My a1c is now about 6.1. I,m looking for a replacement drug as I am now starting Medicare.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/24/2014 6:52:05 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It is easy to use and so far very effective.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/17/2014 3:16:18 PM

Reviewer: ebonmom28, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Im no longer taking this medicine. I was on it for more than 7 years. It didn't control the blood sugar. The provider continued to increase the dosage. Due to this I developed fear of eating. The increased blood sugar contribute to vascular peripheral disease. I believe that it also contribute to the overall pain that I use to have daily, just feeling sore all over to the point of interfering ... Show Full Comment

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