Active Ingredient(s):Insulin Detemir FDA Approved: * June 16, 2005 Pharm Company: *NOVO NORDISK INC Category:Diabetes
Insulin detemir, sold under the brand name Levemir among others, is a long-acting insulin used to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It is used by injection under the skin. It is effective for up to 24 hours.
Common side effects include low blood sugar, allergic reactions, pain at the site of injection, and weight gain. Use in pregnancy and breastfeeding appears safe. It works by increasing the ...
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