Humalog vs Levemir

Humalog
(Rx)
Levemir
(Rx)
Humalog is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Levemir is a diabetes medication (insulin).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.2
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
3.3
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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June 14, 1996
June 16, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
45,781 Discussions
28,709 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Humalog is prescribed for Type 1 Diabetes, Hyperglycemia and Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Levemir is prescribed for Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hum
Weight Gain
6
Weight Loss
4
Tiredness
2
Allergy
2
Nausea
1
Headaches
1
Sweating
1
Weakness
1
Bloating
1
Bruise
1
Lev
Weight Gain
8
Weight Loss
6
Allergy
3
Tiredness
3
Headaches
2
Depression
2
Hypothyroidism
2
Nausea
1
Bruise
1
Itching
1
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Humalog
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Levemir
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Weight Gain
Hum
Lev
6
8
Weight Loss
Hum
Lev
4
6
Tiredness
Hum
Lev
2
3
Allergy
Hum
Lev
2
3
Nausea
Hum
Lev
1
1
Headaches
Hum
Lev
1
2
Sweating
Hum
Lev
1
0
Weakness
Hum
Lev
1
0
Bloating
Hum
Lev
1
0
Bruise
Hum
Lev
1
1
Weight Gain
Lev
Hum
8
6
Weight Loss
Lev
Hum
6
4
Allergy
Lev
Hum
3
2
Tiredness
Lev
Hum
3
2
Headaches
Lev
Hum
2
1
Depression
Lev
Hum
2
0
Hypothyroidism
Lev
Hum
2
0
Nausea
Lev
Hum
1
1
Bruise
Lev
Hum
1
1
Itching
Lev
Hum
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Levemir during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Humalog and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Levemir and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Injection
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Insulin Lispro
Insulin Detemir
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Humalog and Levemir: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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