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Insulins & Insulin Devices

Insulins & Insulin Devices

At Sanofi we understand patients' needs, and that daily routines don't always go to plan. That's why we've developed a range of insulins and pen devices designed to help your patients understand their treatment and how to store and inject their insulin. And to provide them with more information on their treatment, we have a range of booklets specifically for patients who have been prescribed one of the following insulins.

Toujeo® (insulin glargine 300 units/mL)

Toujeo is the brand name for insulin glargine 300 units/mL, an insulin analogue, licensed for adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. Toujeo is a novel formulation of insulin glargine, administered once daily via the Toujeo SoloSTAR, an easy-to-use pen device.

Toujeo and Lantus are not bioequivalent and therefore not interchangeable.

  • View the Toujeo prescribing information here
  • View the Toujeo summary of product characteristics here 

Lantus® (insulin glargine 100 units/mL)

Lantus is a once-daily, long-acting, basal analogue insulin. It works by slowly releasing the insulin into the bloodstream throughout the course of the day, helping to control blood sugar.

  • View the Lantus prescribing information here
  • View the Lantus summary of product characteristics here 

Apidra® (insulin glulisine)

Apidra is a rapid-acting analogue insulin, it can be taken 0-15 minutes before meals.

You can download the 'What is Apidra?' booklet, for patients that have been prescribed Apidra, on the right.

  • View the Apidra prescribing information here
  • View the Apidra summary of product characteristics here 

Insuman® (insulin human)

Insuman is a human insulin range comprising of Insuman Basal, Insuman Comb 15, Insuman Comb 25, Insuman Comb 50 and Insuman Rapid.

You can download 'Insuman Basal Patient Booklet', for patients that have been prescribed Insuman, on the right.

SoloSTAR®

SoloSTAR is a modern pre-filled pen which is easy to use and dials up to 80 units in 1-unit increments. The following are available in the SoloSTAR pen - Toujeo, Apidra, Lantus, Insuman Basal and Insuman Comb 25.

You can download the user guide on the right.

JuniorSTAR®

JuniorSTAR is a half unit insulin reusable pen that can be used with Sanofi 3ml insulin cartridges. It dials from 1 to 30 units in half unit increments. JuniorSTAR is an easy-to-use pen with a large dose display and is available in three different colours (blue, red and silver) for insulin differentiation.

You can download the user guide on the right.

User Guides
JuniorSTAR<sup>®</sup> User Guide
JuniorSTAR® User Guide

Factsheets

What is Apidra? Factsheet
What is Apidra? Factsheet
Insuman Basal Patient Factsheet
Insuman Basal Patient Factsheet
Adding Lantus<sup>®</sup> to your Type 2 diabetes treatment
Adding Lantus® to your Type 2 diabetes treatment
About Insuman<sup>®</sup> Basal
About Insuman® Basal
Introducing Lantus<sup>®</sup> SoloSTAR<sup>®</sup>
Introducing Lantus® SoloSTAR®

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Adverse events should also be reported to the Sanofi drug safety department on 08000 352525.

 

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