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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Novolog Mix 70-30 FlexPen subQ.

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26 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/9/2013 9:08:50 PM

Reviewer: alexagirl105, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Immediately lowered by sugar levels once I titrated to the correct dose. I was in the upper 400's and with 50 units twie a day, now I am around 150. Only complaint is that anything over 40 units starts to hurt when injecting, but I think that is the case with any flex pen.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/8/2012 1:19:21 PM

Reviewer: clarinetgirl, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was switched from levomir to novalog 70/30. Started 1 week ago and blood sugar has continue to go up.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/8/2011 6:58:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started taking the Novolog Mix and instead of my blood sugar going down, it went up! That was without eating a meal. My Dr. took me off all other diabetes meds. (Glipzide, Lantus), and just has me taking the Novolog. Sugar sky-rocketed to 354! Before he switched my meds, my highest reading was 205! Novolog is NOT working for me.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/11/2011 12:32:28 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
easy to use flex pen on two orals also still have trouble keeping sugar under 200

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/25/2010 8:59:44 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this medication ups my sugar.it dont seem to be working for me.

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