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Tresiba - Overview

Tresiba FlexTouch is a medication used to help improve glycemic control in some people with diabetes. People who might need a Tresiba insulin pen prescription can use Push Health to connect with a local medical provider who can prescribe Tresiba FlexTouch insulin when appropriate to do so.

What Is Tresiba Used For?

Tresiba, containing the active ingredient insulin degludec, is a medication that, like Basaglar, Levemir and Toujeo, is a type of long-acting insulin. The Tresiba pen is prescribed to some patients with diabetes to help with regulating the metabolism of glucose in the body. Tresiba achieves its effects by improving the uptake of glucose by fat and skeletal muscle, blocking the breakdown of proteins and fats, and improving protein synthesis. Tresiba exerts its effects in a dose proportional manner and steady state concentrations are generally reached within four days of continuous administration. Tresiba has been observed to have a half-life of approximately 25 hours.

Tresiba - Coupon and Dosing

Tresiba is an expensive medication, costing over $100 per Tresiba FlexTouch insulin pen (100 units / mL) at most pharmacies in the United States. For this reason, it is worth looking for Tresiba coupons online or through other sources if paying out of pocket. Another option is to see if any insurance coverage will pay costs associated with a Tresiba FlexTouch prescription. Tresiba is typically prescribed to be administered subcutaneously once per day but the ultimate regimen prescribed depends on the health needs of the patient and the judgement of the prescribing medical provider. In general, the injection site used for the Tresiba FlexTouch pen should be rotated to reduce the risk of lipodystrophy. Tresiba insulin is typically available as Tresiba 100 units / mL and Tresiba 200 units / mL in 3 mL Tresiba FlexTouch pens.

Can I Buy Tresiba Online?

Tresiba OTC is not available as the Tresiba insulin pen is a prescription medication in the United States. Because of this, one cannot just buy Tresiba online as the first step to getting Tresiba FlexTouch is consulting a licensed medical provider. People in the United States who need Tresiba insulin, however, can use Push Health to connect with a local medical provider who can prescribe Tresiba FlexTouch when appropriate to do so.

Tresiba - Side Effects

Like most medications, Tresiba use can result in unwanted side effects, including reactions at the site of the injection, lipodystrophy, rash, weight gain and swelling. Tresiba insulin can cause low blood glucose and low potassium levels when used and may also impact the effectiveness of other medications when used together. Tresiba and alcohol should not be used concomitantly. People with a hypersensitivity to Tresiba or insulin should avoid using the medication. Prior to using Tresiba, it is recommended that one discuss concerns about using the medication with a qualified medical practitioner.

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Last updated September 19, 2020. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.