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Levemir® FlexPen®

> Can be used by children as young as 2 years old with type 1 diabetes
> Is Pregnancy Category B
> Can be used in combination with a GLP-1 therapy and diabetes pill

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Delivery Options

FlexPen®: An alternative to vial and syringe

Levemir<sup>®</sup> FlexPen<sup>®</sup> box

When compared to vial and syringe, the Levemir® FlexPen® really is different. If you have been using vial and syringe to inject your insulin therapy, the Levemir® FlexPen® may be right for you. Levemir® FlexPen® is a discreet, prefilled, dial-a-dose insulin pen.

Levemir® FlexPen® is about the size of a fountain pen and fits in a pocket or purse

  • Prefilled with a range of insulin options
  • You can dial the exact dose of insulin you need
  • Large, clear dosing window for accurate and adjustable dose setting
  • FlexPen® does not require a cooler once in use*
  • The latest insulin-delivery technology available from Novo Nordisk

*If Levemir® FlexPen® is kept at room temperature below 86°F for up to 42 days.

One package of Levemir® FlexPen® prefilled insulin pens contains 5 disposable pens for a total of 1500 units of Levemir® insulin.

Vial and syringe

Levemir<sup>®</sup> 10 mL vial with syringe

Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) is available in 10 mL vials. For some people, vial and syringe may be a good option. Your doctor can help you decide the best delivery option for you.

Selected Important Safety Information

What are the possible side effects of Levemir®?

• Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), including when too much is taken. Some symptoms include sweating, shakiness, confusion, and headache. Severe low blood sugar can cause unconsciousness, seizures, and death.

• Other side effects include injection site reactions (like redness, swelling, and itching), skin thickening or pits at the injection site, if taken with thiazolidinediones (TZDs) possible heart failure, and weight gain.

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