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Questions and Answers About Tresiba

Can I buy Tresiba Insulin Online from Canada?

Yes, you can! Tresiba can be ordered online through Insulin Outlet. We offer a wide arrange of insulin and diabetes medication through our prescription fulfillment service. Our service caters to all States within the US. For more information, please visit our How To Order page.

Do I Need a Prescription to order from Insulin Outlet?

Yes! We do not ship medication without a valid prescription (doing so is illegal in both the United States and Canada). Tresiba is a prescription medication and can only be bought with a valid prescription from a licensed healthcare professional. To buy Tresiba online from Canada through Insulin Outlet, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed (, faxed (1-888-557-5610), or uploaded. We could also reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription however, this route can be time consuming, as we cannot guarantee the speed your doctors office will transfer your prescription.

How much Tresiba can I buy Online?

We can only ship out a 3-month supply (90 days) at one time (due to federal legislation).  Refills are kept on file for future orders but we would not refill your prescription without your consent. The amount of medicine you can order will depend on the instructions and quantity on your prescription. We will not ship out medication or amounts that are not aligned with your prescription.

Is it Safe to buy Insulin Online from Canada from Insulin Outlet?

Without a doubt! Our partnering pharmacy is fully licensed and certified in Canada. We do not ship medication from overseas or use international pharmacies. The main priority of our service is to make prescription medications available to our clients at affordable prices.

How Much Does Tresiba Flextouch Cost?

– Average US retail price – $610.00

– Our price – 5 pens for $179.00 (200 Units)

Keeping drug prices low is our priority at Insulin Outlet.

Do you Accept Insurance?

Insurance is not accepted at this time. All prices listed are without insurance.

How Much is Shipping?

Our shipping rates of Tresiba from Canada is $39.99. Our shipping containers come in temperature sensitive packaging, which include cold gel packs. We take extra precaution in ensuring your mediations potency remains intact while it travels to your home.

I missed a Tresiba dosage. what happens?

If you miss a dose, administer the amount as soon as possible. Then follow your routine of taking a dose every 8 hours. Never take two doses in one sitting.

Missed doses should be reported to your doctor.

Insulin should always be available. Make sure you refill unused prescriptions before they expire.

Tresiba overdose: what happens?

Dial 1-800-222-1222 for Poison Help or seek emergency medical attention. Diabetes is a life-threatening condition caused by insulin overdose. Drowsiness, confusion, blurred vision, numbness, and tingling in the mouth are a few symptoms you may experience, along with muscle weakness, clumsy or jerky movements, and seizure (convulsions).

What should I avoid while on Tresiba?

While on insulin, you shouldn’t drive or operate machinery. 

Read your medication label before you inject insulin to prevent medication errors.

Do not drink alcohol while taking insulin. Low blood sugar levels can result in insulin resistance.

Is Tresiba okay to take twice a day?

There is no need to give Tresiba (insulin degludec) twice daily; it is once-daily long-acting insulin.

In diabetic patients, this insulin lowers blood sugar levels over 24 hours after injection after starting to work after several hours. Tresiba has a 24-hour duration of action, so it only needs to be administered once daily.

Can Tresiba be left out of the refrigerator for a long time?

It is recommended that Tresiba (insulin degludec) be kept out of the fridge at room temperature (below 86°F-30°C) for 56 days (8 weeks). All types of Tresiba are included, including those in use (opened) and those not in use (unopened). 

Does Tresiba have a long-acting effect?

This long-acting insulin is given once daily called Tresiba (insulin degludec). Pediatric patients should receive it at the same time every day. It can be delivered at any time of day.

In diabetic patients older than 12 months, Tresiba is a subcutaneous insulin injection that improves blood sugar levels.

Even if you don’t eat, such as between meals, This drug keeps your insulin level steady throughout the day. It helps you maintain a consistent blood sugar level daily and at night.

What is the difference between Tresiba and Lantus?

Tresiba and Lantus are both insulin analogs, but Tresiba contains insulin degludec, and Lantus contains insulin glargine, both of which differ. Designed to last for 42 hours, Tresiba is ultra-long-acting insulin. Depending on its concentration, Lantus has a 24-36-hour half-life. Children and adults older than one year are allowed to use Tresiba. Children and adults over six years of age are permitted to use Lantus.

There is a prefilled pen and a vial available for Tresiba and Lantus.

NovoNordisk manufactures both Tresiba and Lantus. Subcutaneously (under the skin), both injections are given once daily.

How does Tresiba affect weight gain?

As a side effect of most insulins, including this medication, weight gain is typical. Insulins work by allowing blood sugar to be absorbed by cells, which converts it into energy they can use or store as fat.

After 52 weeks of treatment with Tresiba, patients with type 1 diabetes gained on average 1.8 kg, while patients with type 2 diabetes achieved 3.0 kg.

Tresiba lasts for how long?

This insulin must be taken for at least 42 hours to take full effect. As a result, this type of insulin acts long-term. One dose of Tresiba is injected subcutaneously every day.

What is the best way to inject Tresiba?

Although injecting insulin isn’t particularly challenging, it does take some practice. You can inject insulin into three main sites:

– Your abdomen, except for about a 2-inch circle around your navel and your soft waist, but not your spine.

– Not the inner thighs or anywhere near your knees, but just the top and outer thighs.

– There is a pocket of fat at the outer back of your upper arm.

What is the best way to use the Tresiba FlexTouch pen?

Ask your healthcare professional for assistance administering your Tresiba FlexTouch pen before attempting to do so yourself.

Every time you inject yourself, you should use a new needle.

The injection can be made into the abdomen, upper arm, or thigh.

The correct dose can be selected with the dose counter; then, the pen should be held to your skin at a 90° angle.

You can inject by pressing the green injection button. Wait until the dose counter reaches zero before removing the needle from your skin.

After removing needles from pens, sharps containers should be used to dispose of them.

How do I store Tresiba?

For unopened (non-used) Tresiba:

– Store in the refrigerator and use by the expiration date;

– Use within eight weeks (56 days) of storing at room temperature.