Question of the Week | How come they gave me Rezvoglar?

RZ takes 30 units of glargine (Lantus) each night. However, when they went to the pharmacy to pick up their prescription, they received glargine insulin Rezvoglar instead of their usual Lantus.

RZ asks how the pharmacy can give them a different brand of insulin without checking first? After addressing their emotional response, you provide the following, most accurate Information.

  1. Rezvoglar is the generic version of (glargine) Lantus.
  2. Rezvoglar is an interchangeable biosimilar insulin.
  3. Rezvoglar can not be switched for glargine (Lantus) without provider approval.
  4. Rezvoglar is a rapid acting human biosimilar insulin analog

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