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In most cases, it is not recommended to consume alcohol during treatment with Basaglar (insulin glargine). For this reason, it is critical to consult your doctor before consuming any amount of alcohol during your treatment with this prescription. They will be able to provide the safest, best information, based on your individual health profile.

Can I drink alcohol while taking insulin?

The FDA states not to drink alcohol or take over-the-counter medications while taking Basaglar. Alcohol, just like some other drugs, may change the way Basaglar lowers blood glucose, which could be dangerous. Always talk with your prescribing physician before consuming alcohol while taking Basaglar.

What are the side effects of Basaglar?

For more information regarding the side effects of Basaglar, please visit our side effects page.

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