Medications and Vitamins

Levemir Safe For Pregnant Women with Diabetes

AGENCIES U.S. Food and Drug has approved Levemir is used as a safe drug for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes complaints.

From research conducted with pregnant women took 310 volunteers, researchers found the conclusion that patients with diabetes in women who take Levemir conditions proved to decrease blood sugar levels at 36 weeks gestation. The researchers also said there was no negative effect on the birth of the baby later.

“We are very pleased that the FDA has granted approval for a new rating category for Levemir,” said Jovanovi, MD, MACE, Chief Scientific Officer, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute in Santa Barbara, California, as quoted from in early April.

Before taking Levemir, check the overall medical condition. Excessive use of Levemir may cause hypoglycemia or blood sugar condition that is too low. Although somewhat effective, Levemir has some common side effects if consumed, such as redness, swelling, and itching at the injection site.


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