Tresiba® is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children as young as 1 year of age with diabetes.
Tresiba® is not for people with diabetic ketoacidosis.
Do not share your Tresiba® FlexTouch® with other people, even if the needle has been changed. Do not share needles or syringes with another person. You may give other people a serious infection, or get a serious infection from them.
Do not take Tresiba® if you:
Before taking Tresiba®, tell your health care provider about all your medical conditions, including if you are:
Talk to your health care provider about low blood sugar and how to manage it.
Tresiba® may cause serious side effects that can be life-threatening, including:
Your insulin dose may need to change because of change in level of physical activity or exercise, increased stress, change in diet, weight gain or loss, or illness.
Common side effects may include reactions at the injection site, itching, rash, serious allergic reactions (whole body reactions), skin thickening or pits at the injection site (lipodystrophy), weight gain, and swelling of your hands and feet.
Get emergency medical help if you have trouble breathing, shortness of breath, fast heartbeat, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, sweating, extreme drowsiness, dizziness, or confusion.
Please click here for Tresiba® Prescribing Information.
Tresiba® is a prescription medication.
If you need assistance with prescription costs, help may be available. Visit www.pparx.org or call 1‑888-4PPA-NOW.
Talk to your health care provider about your diabetes management plan, including diet and exercise.