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What is Lantus Solostar?

Lantus Solostar (insulin glargine) is a prescription insulin pen used to treat diabetes. Each disposable Lantus Solostar pen contains 300 units of insulin with a dial you can turn to automatically get your proper dose of up to 80 units per shot. You affix a new needle each time you use the Lantus Solostar pen. The drug in Lantus Solostar is a long-acting, man-made version of insulin (a natural body hormone) that is designed to be used once a day to control blood sugar.

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