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Re: [IP] Long term basal insulin for injection approved!!

>>The FDA has approved the long term basal insulin from
>>Aventis Pharmaceutical. This is a onetime daily injection
>>that has a slower and more prolonged absorption. This
>>gives a relatively constant concentration overtime for
>>twenty-four hours with no pronounced peak of activity.

>Did you read if one needs a prescription for this?
>And does it come in pen form?

The website I saw with the announcement didn't say anything about
whether a prescription was needed. Also, since they won't be marketing
it until later in the year, maybe they are still deciding on whether a
pen will be available?

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