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Q: How long does a lantus shot stay in the system?

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Cherise Nicole, Community Member
3/ 5/09 11:58pm

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Lantus is a 24 hour steady release effect. Lantus can be given in a single shot and some people may have to split the dose, ie am and pm.

 

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KENNETH BERRY, Community Member
3/ 5/09 1:03pm

WHEN I WAS FIRST PUT ON THE LANTUS SHOT MY DOCTOR SAID THAT THE SHOT IS A SLOW RELEASE INSULIN AND WOULD STAY IN THE SYSTEM FOR TWENTY FOUR HOURS , BUT IT TAKES A COUPLE OF DOSES FOR IT TO BUILD UP ENOUGH TO START GETTING MORE ACCURATE READINGS, AND TO STABLIZE THE FLUXUATION OF THE SUGAR IN YOUR SYSTEM.. 

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By jnhealth, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/12/14, First Published: 03/04/09