Insulin glargine is a man-made form of a hormone that is produced in the body. It works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin glargine is a long-acting form of insulin that is slightly different from other forms of insulin that are not man-made. Insulin glargine is used to treat type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Insulin glargine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Toujeo is an injection pen that is used as a form of long-acting insulin. Toujeo treats those who suffer from type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes by lowering the amount of glucose in one's body. This in turn assists the body in using sugar properly.