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Old 11-19-2017, 05:29 AM
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Default Re: Levemir?

Wow. Like everyone is saying, 20 units of Levemir twice a day is way to much for a 72 lb dog. Even 10 units twice daily may be way too high.

The normal starting dose for a 72 lb dog, using NPH, would be around 14 units. With Levemir being 4 times more powerful than NPH, the starting dose for Levemir would be around 4 units twice daily.
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