Tresiba® FlexTouch® insulin pen

WHY TRESIBA®?

An insulin that delivers in 4 important ways

Tresiba® releases slowly and consistently, and works the way your body's insulin does

Steady release throughout the day

Tresiba® releases slow and steady, and works the way your body’s insulin does.
 

Tresiba® U-200 FlexTouch® doses up to 160 units in a single injection

Only long-acting insulin in a 160-unit pen

Tresiba® U-200 FlexTouch® doses up to 160 units in a single injection.
 

Adults can take once-daily Tresiba® at any time of day, and still stay in control. Children must take their dose at the same time every day. Adults who miss or delay a dose should take Tresiba® as soon as they remember, then continue with their regular dosing schedule, making sure there are at least 8 hours between doses. If children miss a dose, their health care provider should be contacted and blood glucose levels monitored more frequently until the next scheduled dose.

An insulin adults can take on their time

Tresiba® lets adults change the time of their once-daily dose if they need to. Taking your insulin at the same time each day is encouraged.

Once-daily Tresiba® provides blood sugar control for a full 24 hours. Adults who miss or delay a dose should take Tresiba® as soon as they remember, then continue with their regular dosing schedule, making sure there are at least 8 hours between doses. If children miss a dose, their health care provider should be contacted and blood glucose levels monitored more frequently until the next scheduled dose.

Blood sugar control beyond 24 hours

Tresiba® provides blood sugar control for more than 24 hours, with powerful A1C reduction.

In studies, Tresiba® has been shown to work effectively beyond 42 hours, after 8 once-daily injections.

Adults who miss or delay a dose should take Tresiba® as soon as they remember, then return to their regular dosing schedule, making sure there are at least 8 hours between doses.

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For adults with changing schedules

Example Tresiba® dosing schedule for adults

Once-daily, any-time-of-day dosing

Only once-daily Tresiba® allows adults to change their long-acting insulin day-to-day dose timing.a When schedules change, you can fit your Tresiba® dose in with your routine of work and family events. Taking your insulin at the same time each day is encouraged. If adults miss or delay a dose, they should take Tresiba® as soon as they remember, then continue with their regular dosing schedule. Make sure there are at least 8 hours between doses.

Talk to your health care provider

As part of a routine that includes diet and exercise, it’s important to take your medication as prescribed. You and your health care provider will discuss the dosing schedule that’s right for you.

aIn 2 clinical trials, Tresiba® was studied in adults at alternating dosing intervals.    

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Questions for your doctor

We’ve prepared some questions to help guide the conversation with your health care provider.

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For children diagnosed with diabetes

Tresiba® is the only long-acting insulin approved for use in children as young as 1 year of age with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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