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When to take insulin Lantus that is given 2 times in the day

    What is the best time to take insulin lantus if doctor writes for 2 times per day?
  • Samuel Grossman, BS Pharm, Pharm.D, CDE PROFESSIONAL
    Inulin lantus can be taken without regard to meals because it takes several hours before the medication starts to work. Insulin lantus can be injected either before the meal after or before pre meal insulin if you use a pre meal insulin or after the meal. When your provider wirties for twice a day lantus, the first dose should be taken in the morning and the second dose in the evening. It is recommended to be injected at the same time every day