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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Levemir FlexTouch subcutaneous.

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    Condition: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    5/10/2019 10:53:23 AM

    Reviewer: Karol, Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had to switch to this from Lantus due to insurance. I have to take this in the morning and night; it does not cover 24 hours. I've had several pens jam, first use of a new pen and the plunger does nothing, no click, no injection, dial does not go back to zero. I just spent 48 minutes between CVS Caremark and Novo Nordisk trying to get it resolved. Now I have to get a new Rx sent to local pharm ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/26/2018 11:14:15 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    The pen mechanics are very poor and that is being nice, i have found that you have to replace the pen needles frequently, but the more urgent issue is that these pens are not reliable. They will often just stop dispensing and the requires that you use an old school syringe. I am tired of the reliability issues that often frequent these pens. I will switch to novalog.

    Condition: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    2/28/2018 2:35:26 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    HATE THIS STUPID THING. I already have to stab myself twice to get the amount in me that I need, without the insulin pockets under my skin. The button CONSTANTLY JAMS. THIS THING IS ABSOLUTE GARBAGE. FORGET trying to travel to a higher altitude with these stupid things- they'll burst nearly every time! Which turns vacations into a $#!+ show. It jacks up EVERY SINGLE USE. there hasn't been ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/23/2017 1:44:27 PM

    Reviewer: Zfwaeld, 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Levemir itself works well for me, however the FlexTouch pens are absolute garbage. Every single one eventually jams (usually when the pen is about halfway empty), requiring me to use a syringe to draw out the rest. How did a device with a near-100% failure rate ever get approved by the FDA? I also take Humalog and previously took Lantus, and I never had a problem with either. I was given a sample ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    2/15/2017 10:33:02 PM

    Reviewer: Stringfellow, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    spring action injection stopped working on two of the first Levemir FlexTouch pens. I was able to mess with the dial while continually pushing the injector and eventually it would start working again. Insurance company forced me to switch from Lantus (never had a problem for the five years of use). I called my doctor and switched again. Hopefully the next one will work.

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