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

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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/19/2018 12:52:23 PM

    Reviewer: Hate Levemir, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After 11 years of success with Lantus, the insurance company has forced me to switch to Levemir. I was taking 40 units twice a day of Lantus, and a sliding scale of 0-5 units before meals of Humalog--most days I needed none. My A.M. fasting blood sugars averaged between 85-95, with an A1C of 6.After 11 years of success with Lantus, the insurance company has forced me to switch to Levemir. I was ta ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    2/19/2017 8:23:18 AM

    Reviewer: aley, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My husband had been on this insulin for 3 weeks with no reduction in blood sugar. He takes 20 units in the morning and 6 units novolog before meals and blood sugar still running 300's.I had called the drug company when I could not inject the medicine even after changing the needle. I had to use a regular insulin syringe to draw it up and inject. The flex pen needle is too small could be the re ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/23/2016 4:26:41 PM

    Reviewer: Brock, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Have had good results for lowering blood sugar counts. Have a question about a possible side effect. I have had a bitter taste in the back of my throat past the tongue. Notice it mostly when eating a meal. Symptom does not last long. No pain from symptom, but wondered if this new drug could cause this.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    8/25/2015 7:59:52 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Like many of the reviews, I too am not impressed by this drug. B/c of insurance, had to switch from Lantus -which was working fine - it's sad when they take away drugs that are working -I'll look into fighting insurance. I take 35 units at night, take 1.2+ units of Victoza, and 1000 Metformin at lunch and dinner. I'm in the donut hole and paid over $1000 for Medicine today at Costc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    9/3/2014 11:36:14 AM

    Reviewer: Mary, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Insurance would only cover this and started 8 mos ago. started at 8 units (used for over a years) now up to 22 units and sugars were 159 this am. Am very disheartened and about to give it up Bad QC. some pens don't work at all.

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