Tresiba U100 Flextouch Prefilled Pens 5 x 3ml

Novo Nordisk

SKU: 12311

What is TRESIBA ® used for ?
TRESIBA is a long-acting man-made insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes mellitus.  
TRESIBA can also be used in children who are 2 years of age and older with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

How does TRESIBA® work?
TRESIBA® is known as an ultra-long-acting insulin analogue. TRESIBA® is similar to the insulin made by your body and helps your body to reduce your blood sugar level. It is used once a day.

What are the ingredients in TRESIBA®?
Medicinal ingredients: Insulin degludec
Non-medicinal ingredients: Glycerol, phenol, metacresol, zinc acetate and water for injection.

TRESIBA® comes in the following dosage forms:

TRESIBA®  FlexTouch® 3 mL prefilled pen (100 units/mL)
TRESIBA®  FlexTouch® 3 mL prefilled pen (200 units/mL)
TRESIBA® FlexTouch® prefilled insulin pens are for use with either NovoFine® or NovoTwist®needles.

Do not use TRESIBA® if:
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to insulin degludec or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • If you think that your blood sugar is getting too low (this is called “hypoglycemia”
Serious Warnings and Precautions
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is the most common side effect of insulin, including TRESIBA®
  • Too low or too high blood sugar can result in the loss of consciousness, coma or death, if untreated
  • Check your blood sugar regularly.
  • Do not change your insulin unless instructed by your doctor.
  • Do not inject TRESIBA® directly into a vein.
  • Do not use TRESIBA® in insulin infusion pumps.
  • Do not use TRESIBA® if it does not appear clear and colourless.
  • Do not mix TRESIBA®with any other insulin

Any orders billed directly to insurance via the Diabetes Express Pharmacy are subject to standard dispensing fees.

See Manufacturer Monograph for more information