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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/8/2013 12:59:08 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was one of the worst drugs i have ever taken. It made my joints and muscle very sore, i had problems sleeping, concentration level was terrible. It also changed my mood, depressed with a very short fuse. This is not me on a normal basis, pretty happy person. My blood sugars came down for me but at a price on my body. I quit taking the medication and the horrible side effects are slowly ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/4/2012 11:11:18 PM

Reviewer: confederate, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got up to 70 units twice a day with little results and stayed in a1c range of 12.3 got pissed threw stuff in trash blood levels droped almost 50 points at end of 3od day druggest gave me Humulin R it is a otc drug taught me how to use it have learned amount needed as to what I eat blood suger range is avg 118 must use a strip before eating anything so proper amount of insulin is used I was har ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/10/2012 11:30:33 PM

Reviewer: aprils410, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on this med starting mid 2010 for a year and just again. The same thing is happening again. AM sugars down from 190 to 130 and PM sugars from 240 to 180 in just 4 days. Starting at 25 units and adding Victoza to see how that does. Had a good bit of nausea the first two days but its sibsiding already. Feeling fuller quicker when I eat and having to make myself eatg snacks and more at meal tim ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/18/2011 9:24:37 AM

Reviewer: SpringMissy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am a "skinny" diabetic. Diagnosed at age 48, I used Metformin XR and Prandin for several years. Those quit working and after trying nearly every drug available, I resorted to Lantus along with Kombiglyze. The Lantus is working; so well that I have hypoglycemia during the night, a couple of times a month. In only 5 months I have put on 10 pounds inspite of INCREASING my strenuous ex ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/23/2011 8:43:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have be using a vial and want to try the solostar pen thanks for the coupon. lantus has helped very much,i plan to learn more about it.

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