How To Deal With Pain After Being Injected With Insulin?
Doctor ,, I bought Lantus Solostar online ,, when the injection was painful, what’s the difference between the contents bought online and the pharmacy, thank you
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Lantus is a drug containing insulin glargine, insulin that has long-term action. Lantus itself has acidic properties that can help this insulin be released slowly and stably so it can last up to 24 hours. The acidity of this drug sometimes causes pain when injecting the drug.
Some things you can do to reduce pain:
Remove this medication from the refrigerator 1-2 hours before your injection. Injecting a cold medication is likely to cause pain. Try injecting at a different location each time. Injecting at the same location over and over again can cause pain. Pinch your skin and fat when giving the injection.
Medicines such as insulin should be purchased at the correct pharmacy because the purchase of this drug requires a prescription from a doctor. Nobody knows if there is a certain mixture of a drug that you buy from an unofficial place or an online shop whose credibility is not clear.
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