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Lantus is a long-acting insulin medication used to control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. The drug works by providing a steady amount of insulin throughout the day, which helps the body remove sugar from the blood. It comes in injectable form and is taken once a day. Possible side effects of Lantus include reactions at the injection site and low blood sugar levels.
What Is Lantus?Lantus® (insulin glargine) is a prescription diabetes medication licensed to treat the following conditions:
- Type 1 diabetes in adults and children
- Type 2 diabetes (also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes or adult-onset diabetes) in adults.