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Detemir, glargine (Levemir, Lantus) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Detemir, glargine (Levemir, Lantus) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Levemir, Lantus?

detemir, glargine

What is the Trade Name for detemir, glargine?

Levemir, Lantus

What are the Indications of Detemir, glargine (Levemir, Lantus) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hyperglycemia with diabetes type 1 and 2, diabetic ketoacidosis

What are the Actions of Detemir, glargine (Levemir, Lantus) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

stimulates uptake of glucose into muscle and fat cells, inhibits production of glucose in the liver,
prevents breakdown of fat and protein

What is the Therapeutic Class of Detemir, glargine (Levemir, Lantus) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antidiabetics, hormones

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Detemir, glargine (Levemir, Lantus) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

pancreatics

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Date Published - Jan 1, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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