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Basaglar ® (insulin glargine injection)100 units/mL
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BASAGLAR® (insulin glargine injection): Primary Activity
The primary activity of insulin, including Basaglar, is regulation of glucose metabolism.
The primary activity of insulin, including Basaglar, is regulation of glucose metabolism.1
Insulin and its analogs lower BG concentrations by
stimulating peripheral glucose uptake, especially by skeletal muscle and fat, and
inhibiting hepatic glucose production.1
Insulin inhibits lipolysis and proteolysis, and enhances protein synthesis.1
Enclosed Prescribing Information
Basaglar = Basaglar® (insulin glargine injection) 100 units/mL
BG = blood glucose
Date of Last Review: July 12, 2019