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Levemir vs. Novolin N for Diabetes

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Levemir

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/ 21,045 posts

Novolin N

OTC
/ 392 posts
Other Names: Humulin N
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 21,045 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 392 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Insulin detemir is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the trade name Levemir. It is an insulin analogue in which a fatty acid (myristic acid) is bound to the lysine amino a... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Levemir vs. Novolin N

30 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Novolin N as its way more affordable and works much better...
...I changed to Novolin N as its way more affordable and works much better than...
I did not likeDue to money issues I changed to Novolin N...
I used to use Levemir and was at 38u total split in two shots 12 hours apart and still had highs that I did not likeDue to money issues I changed to Novolin N and found that the...
and my doggy's Novolin N is cloudy so that helps some too....
...I have a Diabetic Husband, ...with the dog's Novolin N. Thankfully the hubby's other insulin Levemir is in a pen, his Humalog is clear, and my doggy's Novolin N is cloudy so that helps some...
lower than what I am on with the levemir? I am using 32...
...them.I still have about 40 days worth of the levemir so I will probably be on the Novolin N by middle to end of december.do you know ...lower than what I am on with the levemir? I am using 32...
my insulin rx. I was on novolin n twice a day and novolog...
...so I went to a new doctor about 2 weeks ago and he changed my insulin rx. I was on novolin n twice a day and novolog 70/30 three times a day. now I am on levemir twice a day and novolog...
before next meal. I use levemir as basal at the mo and...
novolin n Am having trouble keeping ...before next meal. I use levemir as basal at the mo ...cant use that so wondering if I asked for novolin n being an intermediate insulin that would help wit...
If you are using Novolin N as a basal, it does not have the...
If you are using Novolin N as a basal, it does not have the flat action of Levemir or Lantus. You would normally take one dose in ...flexible as the NovoLog and Levemir you are using now, as...
R than I ever did with Levemir, I also have a prescription...
...you can getHumalin & novolin N & R and ...I have the best results from Novolin N and R than I ever did with Levemir, I also have a prescription ...out or correct highs I have not had one h...
Levemir. I then tried Novolin N; it worked better, but not...
...all levels of Levemir, from 2.5 units ...reaction to something in Levemir. I then tried Novolin N; it worked better, but not consistently. ...it. I'm now taking Glipizide XL. My daytime nu...
perfectly possible to use Novolin N as a basal As you...
It's perfectly possible to use Novolin N as a basal As ...intermediate insulin so differs from Levemir. in that it has a ...it as lantus and and levemir weren't on the market. I've...
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