Entry to the list of donations to the Foundation transparent account

Tresiba (Insulin Degludec)

November 20th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
Tresiba (Insulin Degludec)
Controling type 2 diabetes
79

Insulin degludec is an ultra long acting basal insulin

Insulin degludec, which is supplied under trade name Tresiba, is an ultra long acting basal insulin which can be used by people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Tresiba last for up to 42 hours offering greater flexibility as to when it can be injected each day.

Research trials have shown insulin degludec to be helpful in reducing incidence of hypoglycemia compared with other basal insulin.

Approval for Tresiba

Tresiba has gained approval for use in Europe. It is available in England and Wales on theNHS but has not been approved for use in Scotland by NHS Scotland, which cited a lack of robust economic analysis as the reason for why it was not approved.

Who is Tresiba suitable for?

Tresiba is suitable for use in treating patients of ages 18 years and older with either type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes.

Tresiba may not be suitable for people that experience reactions to glycerol, metacresol, phenol or zinc acetate.

How is Tresiba taken?

Tresiba is taken by subcutaneous injection (injection into the layer of fat just below the skin) once daily.

Your doctor can advise you on where best to inject as well providing on injection technique where needed.

Benefits of Tresiba

One of the benefits of insulin degludec is that it offers much greater flexibility over when doses can be taken. The insulin lasts for up to 42 hours and that allows doses to be taken at different times of day, if needed, without impacting on blood glucose control.

This means there is significantly more room varying times of doses to suit your lifestyle.

Research studies used to investigate the effectiveness of the drug also showed that Tresiba reduced the risk of nocturnal hypos, in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, in comparison with Lantus (insulin glargine).

Trials also noted a slight reduction in overall hypoglycemia for Tresiba compared with Lantus within patients with type 2 diabetes.

Different strengths of Tresiba

Tresiba is different to most other insulin available in the UK in that it is available in two different strengths.

  • Standard strength 100 units/mL
  • Double strength 200 units/mL

The double strength of Tresiba may be useful for people with stronger insulin resistance requiring larger doses of insulin.

How Tresiba works

The ultra long duration of Tresiba is possible as it contains hexadecanedioic acid which allows the insulin to form soluble multi-hexamers once injected and results in a slower release of insulin into the bloodstream than is possible with other insulin such as Levemir and Lantus.

 

Side effects

As with other types of insulin, the most common side effect of insulin degludec is hypoglycemia.

Reactions at the site of injection may occur although these will usually disappear with continued use of the drug.

Lipodystrophy may occur but can be prevented if good practice of insulin site rotation is adhered to. Rarer side effects include:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Urticaria
  • Peripheral oedema

 

Ratings article

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...Loading...

79 Comments

  1. Pingback: NYC

  2. Pingback: nha cai uy tin nhat

  3. Pingback: bandar togel

  4. Pingback: addiction

  5. Pingback: KIU

  6. Pingback: judi online

  7. Pingback: Tie Fishing Line Together

  8. Pingback: porn

  9. Pingback: new york seo

  10. Pingback: judi online

  11. Pingback: San Diego Criminal Lawyer BJW Law

  12. Pingback: animal abuse videos

  13. Pingback: live sex cams

  14. Pingback: 바카라 사이트 웹툰

  15. Pingback: viagra canada

  16. Pingback: elvis is still alive

  17. Pingback: buy cialis online

  18. Pingback: cialis india

  19. Pingback: cialis 5mg

  20. Pingback: http://42grupa.pl/

  21. Pingback: Buy cheap viagra online

  22. Pingback: buy test e online

  23. Pingback: Buy Vyvanse Online

  24. Pingback: Buy pfizer viagra online

  25. Pingback: cipro without a doctor prescription

  26. Pingback: levitra vs cialis

  27. Pingback: coupon for cialis

  28. Pingback: naltrexone cost canada

  29. Pingback: cialis without a prescription

  30. Pingback: cialis for sale

  31. Pingback: viagra for sale

  32. Pingback: online pharmacy viagra

  33. Pingback: cách trị hôi nách bằng kem đánh răng

  34. Pingback: buying ed pills online

  35. Pingback: cheap ed pills

  36. Pingback: can you buy chloroquine over the counter

  37. Pingback: buy ed pills

  38. Pingback: click resources

  39. Pingback: canadian pharmacy online

  40. Pingback: Get cialis

  41. Pingback: buy levitra online

  42. Pingback: levitra price

  43. Pingback: casino online games

  44. Pingback: online slots real money

  45. Pingback: generic viagra 100mg

  46. Pingback: slots online

  47. Pingback: live casino slots online

  48. Pingback: cialis 5 mg

  49. Pingback: order viagra online

  50. Pingback: cash payday

  51. Pingback: how long does cialis last

  52. Pingback: online payday loans

  53. Pingback: loans for bad credit

  54. Pingback: viagra cost

  55. Pingback: best time to take viagra 50mg

  56. Pingback: casino slots gambling

  57. Pingback: cialis buy

  58. Pingback: play for real online casino games

  59. Pingback: cialis 5 mg

  60. Pingback: usa online casinos accepting paypal

  61. Pingback: bes?k anv?ndarens hemsida

  62. Pingback: cialis 5 mg

  63. Pingback: real money casino

  64. Pingback: generic cialis

  65. Pingback: 20 cialis

  66. Pingback: cialis online reviews

  67. Pingback: generic viagra in canada

  68. Pingback: cialis pills

  69. Pingback: female viagra reviews

  70. Pingback: viagra on line no prec

  71. Pingback: cialis dosage

  72. Pingback: online casinos usa

  73. Pingback: generic viagra cvs cost

  74. Pingback: online casino real money us

  75. Pingback: buy viagra

  76. Pingback: order propecia

  77. Pingback: generic viagra pills

  78. Pingback: generic viagra

  79. Pingback: buy sildenafil

Leave a Reply