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Re: [IPk] Glargine

On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, you wrote:
>Does anyone have any info about the new long-acting insulin called
>"glargine"? It's made by Aventis (who used to be called Hoechst) and goes
>under the trade name of "Lantus".
>Apparently it's recently been approved for use in Germany and America.
>Anyone know if it's available in Britain yet?

I've heard about it, but I'm pretty sure it hasn't been approved over here
yet. It sounds good in theory, but I'm still fairly sceptical. However
smooth its action is, you're still going to have the problem of variability
of absorption, aren't you?
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