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Are there any risks in taking Lantus Solostar?

If you use Lantus Solostar, a disposable insulin injection pen used to treat diabetes, talk to your doctor about the possible risks. They include:

 - Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) if you take too much of the drug or use it with another diabetes medication

- High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) if you take too little of the drug

- Side effects that can be bothersome, including painful, itching, red, swollen, or thickened skin where you inject the drug

- Allergic reaction, in rare cases

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