Basugine Pen is used for the treatment of diabetes in children and adults. It is a long-acting insulin that consistently works for several hours after injection and provides effective blood sugar control throughout the day.
Basugine Pen may result in low blood sugar levels and you may feel hungry, irritable, dizzy, anxious, or shaky. It is always recommended to eat or drink a fast-acting source of sugar (fruit juice, candy, raisins, etc.) to quickly treat these symptoms. Consult your doctor if these symptoms stay for a long time or if they become severe. Other side effects include weight gain and reaction at the injection side such as redness, itchiness and swelling in the skin, thickening of the skin, etc. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may also lower your blood sugar levels.
Basugine Pen should be administered exactly as advised by your doctor. This medicine is injected under your skin. Take it at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of this medicine in your body. Do not skip doses or discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor as it may cause an increase in your blood sugar levels. Follow a proper diet routine and do regular exercise along with this medicine to get the best results.
Basugine Pen is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems. Do not use this medicine in children below 6 years of age. If you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding, take this medication only if prescribed by your doctor.
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Uses of Basugine Pen
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Basugine Pen has a long and steady blood-sugar-lowering action. Long acting insulin takes about 2 hours to start acting, and is designed to act uniformly so that there is no peak activity as such. The duration of long acting insulin is up to 24 hours. This insulin causes body tissues to absorb glucose from the blood and decreases glucose production by the live.
Basugine Pen helps in improving the glycaemic control which in turn decreases the risk of progression of complications of diabetes like damage of retina (retinopathy), damage of kidney (nephropathy), damage of nerve cells (neuropathy), delayed wound healing, diabetic foot ulcer and others. Besides this, PEN can be safely prescribed to the diabetic mother in the pregnancy as well as lactation stage.
Side Effects of Basugine Pen
- Decreased blood glucose levels
- Reaction at the injection site
- Skin Rash
- Thickening or hollowing of the skin at the injection site
- Weight gain
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Pen to avoid unpleasant side-effects. Alcohol may either decrease or increase the blood sugar level which can be fatal.
Basugine Pen can be used during pregnancy. Your insulin dose may need to be changed during pregnancy and after delivery. Please consult your doctor before taking Pen.
Basugine Pen can be given safely to nursing mothers but only under the supervision of a physician. Physician may adjustments in your insulin doses and your diet.
Drive with caution, Pen usually causes drowsiness and affects driving ability. Your ability to concentrate and react may be reduced if you have hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar).
Basugine Pen to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Basugine Pen to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
- Insulin glargine
- Insulin glargine is used to alleviate increased blood sugar and level it optimum in adults and children with diabetes mellitus
- It is used to treat both type 1 or type 2 diabetes in adults but in children is used only for the type 1 diabetes who are at least 6 years old
Directions For Use
Take Basugine Pen as directed by the physician.
- Read the label carefully before use
- Keep out of the reach of children
- Store in cool and dry place
- Should be protected from sunlight