Basaglar ® (insulin glargine) injection

100 units/mL

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What is the route of administration for Basaglar® (insulin glargine)?

Basaglar is administered as a subcutaneous injection.


Route of Administration

Administer Basaglar® (insulin glargine) 100 units/mL subcutaneously into the abdominal area, thigh, or deltoid.1

Administration Instructions

Rotate injection sites within the same region from one injection to the next to reduce the risk of lipodystrophy and localized cutaneous amyloidosis. Do not inject into areas of lipodystrophy or localized cutaneous amyloidosis.1

Do not dilute or mix Basaglar with any other insulin or solution.1

Do not administer Basaglar intravenously or via an insulin pump.1

Route of Administration Versus Duration of Action

In patients with type 1 diabetes, after subcutaneous injection of 0.3 units/kg of another insulin glargine 100 units/mL product, the duration of action after abdominal, deltoid, or thigh administration was similar.1


1Basaglar [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2021.

Date of Last Review: October 19, 2021

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