You may have concerns about adding an injectable medicine to your daily routine. But it’s important to realize the positive effect it may have on the management of your diabetes. Once you gain a little practice, Levemir® injections can become part of your daily routine.
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aAfter dose counter has returned to 0, keep needle in skin for 6 seconds before the needle is removed. If you do not, you may not have received your full dose and you should check your blood sugar more often because you may need more insulin. You may or may not hear an audible click at end of dose.
bNeedles are sold separately and may require a prescription in some states. Needles and Levemir® FlexPen® must not be shared.
If you prefer to take your insulin with a vial and syringe or if you need to receive your insulin in a vial for insurance reasons, Levemir® is also available in a vial.
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