Medicine : Lantus Kit(10ml)

Name:Lantus Kit(10ml)
Manufacturer:Sanofi India Ltd (aventis)
Generic Use:Insulin Glargine
Composition:Insulin Glargine(100 IU)
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Generic ( Insulin Glargine )

Typical use Of Insulin Glargine :Diabetes Mellitus.
Mechanism of action of Insulin Glargine :The Binding Of Insulin To The Alpha Subunit Of IR Stimulates The Tyrosine Kinase Activity Intrinsic To The Beta Subunit Of The Receptor. The Bound Receptor Autophosphorylates And Phosphorylates Numerous Intracellular Substrates Such As Insulin Receptor Substrates (IRS) Proteins, Cbl, APS, Shc And Gab 1. Activation Of These Proteins Leads To The Activation Of Downstream Signaling Molecules Including PI3 Kinase And Akt. Akt Regulates The Activity Of Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) And Protein Kinase C (PKC), Both Of Which Play Critical Roles In Metabolism.
Drug Interaction of Insulin Glargine :Diabetes Mellitus.
Side effects of Insulin Glargine :Hypoglycaemia, Oedema, Pruritus, Rash, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Lipoatrophy Or Lipohypertrophy With SC Injection (rotate Inj Site).


How Insulin Glargine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Insulin Glargine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Insulin Glargine

No Studies Found