Incompatibilities: Substances added to Levemir may cause degradation of insulin detemir, e.g. if the medicinal product contains thiols or sulphites. Levemir should not be added to infusion fluids. This medicinal product must not be mixed with other medicinal products.
Special precautions for disposal and other handling: Needles and Levemir FlexPen must not be shared. The cartridge must not be refilled.
Levemir must not be used if it does not appear clear and colourless.
Levemir which has been frozen must not be used.
The patient should be advised to discard the needle after each injection.
Avoidance of accidental mix-ups/medication errors: Patients must be instructed to always check the insulin label before each injection to avoid accidental mix- ups between Levemir and other insulin products.