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Lantus I

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Stuart g, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. Stuart g

    Stuart g · Newbie

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    What time should you take your lantus.
     
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    GlazedDoughnuts · Well-Known Member

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    As far as I'm aware it's a 24 hour Insulin, or near enough. Therefore it can be taken at any time, as long as you follow up the next dose 24 hours later.
     
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    slimtony · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Stuart,

    I'm going to stick my neck out and say that the majority of those people on a single shot of Lantus tend to take it before bed and at the same time each day. Other people on a single dose find it better first thing in the morning. There's not really a wrong time of day so long as you keep the injection at around the same time each day.

    When I used Lantus on a split dose, I used to inject twice daily at around 8am and again at 8pm.
     
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    fractureman · Well-Known Member

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    I take just before evening meal. I work nights so am always awake at this time wether working or not ;)


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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    A time suitable to yourself which is convenient and one where you'll least forget, I take mine before my evening meal although years before I have taken it before bedtime and even first thing in the morning, just remember to space it out 24 apart and inject within the same hour each day.
     
  6. Stuart g

    Stuart g · Newbie

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    Thanks for the advice. I usually do it just before bed.


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