Toujeo Dosage

Generic name: insulin glargine
Drug class: Insulin

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (SoloStar U-300 pen): 300 units per mL (1.5 mL); INJ (Max SoloStar U-300 pen): 300 units per mL (3 mL)

Special Note

[formulation clarification]
Info: Max SoloStar U-300 pen for pts requiring at least 20 units/day
[strength clarification]
Info: SoloStar U-300 pen delivers dose in 1 unit increments; Max SoloStar U-300 pen delivers dose in 2 unit increments
[additional info]
Info: search Insulin Product Comparisons for comparison of onset, peak, duration, dosage form, and mixing compatibility

Diabetes mellitus, type 1

[individualize dose SC qd]
Start: approx. 33-50% of total daily insulin requirement; Info: usual total daily insulin requirement 0.5-1 units/kg/day (basal + prandial); may adjust dose no more frequently than q3-4 days; dose adjustment may be needed during pregnancy and/or immed. postpartum; onset 6h, no true peak, duration 24-36h (long-acting basal insulin)

Diabetes mellitus, type 2

[individualize dose SC qd]
Start: 0.2 units/kg/dose SC qd; Info: may adjust dose no more frequently than q3-4 days; dose adjustment may be needed during pregnancy and/or immed. postpartum; onset 6h, no true peak, duration 24-36h (long-acting basal insulin)

Renal dosing

renal impairment: consider decr. usual dose
HD/PD: consider decr. usual dose; no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
hepatic impairment: decr. dose, amount not defined

 

SRC: NLM .