Levemir is taken for: Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes

Levemir

24,632
Discussions
Share your experience
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
Insulin detemir is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the ...
Read on Wikipedia
3.5
5
Satisfaction score
?
Based on medical discussions around the web
Rate it yourself
Your rating:
Your rating has been added!
Levemir for Diabetes
24,632 conversations around the web about Levemir to help you make a decision
We analyzed what people said about Levemir and compared it to other Diabetes medications
Share your experience
3.5
Satisfaction score
?

Does Levemir cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Levemir
#2 in Levemir discussions - 814 posts discuss Weight Gain with Levemir. Weight Gain is #2 concern in Levemir discussions.
content loaded dynamically
Filter
Filters:
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 814 discussions
NPH I gained a lot of weight, and on Levemir I swelled up...
" ...gained weight taking insulin. I've tried NPH and Levemir On NPH I gained a lot of weight, and on Levemir I swelled up like a balloon (edema). It's been pretty well documented that out ... "

on Novolog and Levemir. Both cause weight gain. Not sure if...
" I am on Novolog and Levemir. Both cause weight gain. Not sure if one is... "

Levemir to see which I think is better. The information...
" ...vs Levemir opinion I have a ...have been researching Lantus vs Levemir to see which I think is better. The information I can find is that Levemir causes less weight gain. But I don't know... "

time I was on Levemir I gained 15 pounds in one month, so I...
" ...insulin? Last time I was on Levemir I gained 15 pounds in one month, so I ...weight) and don't treat my diabetes, which I know is ...but I don't want to gain MORE weight! Any thoughts or su... "

gain some weight after moving to Levemir and doing DAFNE,...
" ...September so hopefully moving to Levemir and going on DAFNE will help a lot. They also think I will gain some weight after moving to Levemir and doing DAFNE, but I think i will only... "

now currently using Levemir and weight gain has been a bit...
" ...this causes weight gain. I do know that Lantus causes more weight gain than Levemir (I used Lantus in the past and gained alot of weight on it. I'm now currently using Levemir and weight gain has... "

called levemir that causes less weight gain. Thank you...
" ...need to be on, but I had a liver transplant and my new liver is inflamed now too (HepC - the new liver was already infected when they gave it to me). Thank you for the calculator link. I am suppo... "

weight, the weight started falling off after her levemir...
" ...22 hours. Oh and lantus made her gain weight, the weight started falling off after her levemir start!... "

Post from
www.diabetes.co.uk
I have lost almost all of the weight that I needed to over...
" ...Hi, I am on Novorapid & Levemir, I have lost almost all of the weight that I needed to over the last 2 years and yet I still have to inject 210 units a day, this seems... "

on 2 kg with Protophane, lost 2kg with Levemir and stayed...
" ...insulins cause you to lose weight or put in on. I found this out when ...I didn't react to. I put on 2 kg with Protophane, lost 2kg with Levemir and stayed the same weight... "

Your Saved Posts ()

The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
Back to Signup