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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    6/1/2019 4:33:30 AM

    Reviewer: Litteach, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I used these pens for quite a while without a single problem, but suddenly every one I use malfunctions. I have thrown away several, but in the future I will be returning them to the pharmacy when they malfunction. They are too expensive and too important to be so shoddy. Returning them will be a huge inconvenience.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    5/26/2018 1:03:58 AM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've had to throw away several pens because they jam. Needles will not come off, so I must use the same needle for the entire pen. I will be switching when I run out. Never had this problem with Lantus pens.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/17/2018 12:05:36 AM

    Reviewer: zippy, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Insurance would not cover Lantus pen so had three alternatives One was levemir flex pen so chose that one As many years ago had used it.25 units of lantus gave me better results with no and worse control not cost effective and many side effects 1- restlessness,poor sleep waking up too total dry mouth, tired ,food did not taste good, and feeling anxious throughout day

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/15/2017 1:55:49 PM

    Reviewer: Poindexter, 55-64 Male 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:
    The mechanical/manufacturing quality of the Levemir pens is horrible.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    5/6/2017 2:15:22 AM

    Reviewer: Joe D, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I agree with others who have said the insulin itself is a reasonable alternative to Lantus--but the "flexpen" is a joke. Literally every single one breaks. If I produced such laughable trash, I'd want to get to the bottom of why Quality Control doesn't care. Maybe Novo Nordisk (and Medicare) would benefit from seeing a few thousand of these broken pens bearing that company's ... Show Full Comment

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