Prescription onlyClass: Endocrine

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(insulin detemir)

Prescription onlyClass: Endocrine
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Reviews of Levemir (insulin detemir)

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Summary of Levemir (insulin detemir) reviews by people (All ages)6 people left tips
45%
think this method is worth it
35%
think this method works well
22%
think this method is a hassle
  • I take it in the morning and evening, and I have had no side effects from the medication.
    34
    Man
    A year or so
    Type 2 diabetes
  • need to check glucose level a couple times a day if you have diabetes II
    74
    Man
    Two years or more
    Type 2 diabetes
  • The needle in the flexpen gets clogged way too easily. with other insulins, needle reuse saves the constant hassle I have when injecting levemir. Very inconvenient, after 40 years of easy insulin injections.
    58
    Woman
    Two years or more
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  • Supposed to make you gain less weight than NPH. Had to do 22 units more per day(72 units total), gained 8 lbs, average readings 170 to 190 in am. Absolutely ineffective and worthless. 3X more expensive than NPH.
    70
    Man
    A month or so
    Type 2 diabetes
  • HAD TO SPLIT DOSE DUE TO PEAK IN LEVEMIR LOWERING MY BLOOD SUGAR AT UNEXPECTED TIMES BUT IT STILL HAD A PEAK AND ALSO DID NOT LAST 24 HOURS. ALSO BEGAN GETTING HEADACHES WHICH I HAVEN'T HAD WITH OTHER INSULINS IN OVER 15 YEARS.
    30
    Man
    Type 1 diabetes