ATC Group: A10AE04 Insulin glargine

The World Health Organization's ATC classification organizes medical drugs based on therapeutic properties, chemical composition, and anatomy. It helps make essential medicines readily available globally and is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Position of A10AE04 in the ATC hierarchy

Level Code Title
1 A Alimentary tract and metabolism
2 A10 Drugs used in diabetes
3 A10A Insulins and analogues
4 A10AE Insulins and analogues for injection, long-acting
5 A10AE04 Insulin glargine

Defined daily dose

The DDD is the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used for its main indication in adults. The DDD is a unit of measurement and does not necessarily reflect the recommended or Prescribed Daily Dose. Therapeutic doses for individual patients and patient groups will often differ from the DDD as they will be based on individual characteristics (such as age, weight, ethnic differences, type and severity of disease) and pharmacokinetic considerations.

Route Amount
PAREN - Parenteral 40 [iU]

Active ingredients in A10AE04

Active Ingredient Description
Insulin glargine

Insulin glargine is a human insulin analogue designed to have a low solubility at neutral pH. After injection, the acidic solution is neutralised leading to formation of a precipitate from which small amounts of insulin glargine are continuously released.

Related product monographs

Title Information Source Document Type  
BASAGLAR Solution for injection Kwikpen / Tempo pen FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
LANTUS Solution for injection European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC
SEMGLEE Solution for injection FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR
TOUJEO Solution for injection European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC

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