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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Levemir Flexpen SubQ.

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/11/2011 4:05:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have experience at first good results and about 4th month things start changing. I start having adverse reaction blood sugar up even with taking metformin hcl 500mg - twice a day and glimepiride 4 mg.I have a rash very bad under my stomach that itch very badly red inflame. I have spot rash arm, buttock,back and seem like something has started on my face by my ear. Most recent my right eye has a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/6/2011 3:15:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed 4 years ago and have been able to control blood sugar levels with metformin and januvia.Started to have 200plus readings about 2 months ago,so had to add levemir about 2 weeks ago and drop januvia (darn insurance). So started at 6 and 247 fbg to now it is 24 and 170 fbg. I just want to hurry up and get to 90-110!!! The flexpen is so incredibly easy to use though, and painless. If ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/26/2011 6:25:33 PM

Reviewer: kageylady, 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:
I was started on the flexpen after being released from the hospital...I could not see well enough to fill a syringe..I was started on 40 units at bedtime....I also take metformin and Actos..and now am down to 20 units.....thank God for the pen....it's so easy and convenient...no pain at all. My morning blood sugars are always normal.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
3/2/2011 10:36:19 PM

Reviewer: Jackie1969ish, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So far I am liking my experience with the drug. I have no side affects.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/18/2011 8:12:38 PM

Reviewer: Grandma, 55-64 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 Levemir (16 units before bed)for 3 1/2 weeks along with Januvia. I had tried several different medications and had extreme intolerace or an allergy to them. Levemir is awesome. My fasting blood sugar before Levemir was 208 - it is now 123 fasting and about 140 after meals. It is so very easy to use and the needle is tiny and does not hurt at all. It sure beats getting sick from ... Show Full Comment

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