Levemir Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Abnormal Fat Distribution
  • Headache
  • Reactions At The Site Of The Injection

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Localized Cutaneous Amyloidosis, A Condition Where Amyloid Is Deposited In The Skin
  • Low Blood Sugar

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Backache
  • Bronchitis
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Itching
  • Throat Irritation
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Visible Water Retention

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