How to take Xultophy® 100/3.6

Find out how taking Xultophy® 100/3.6 may differ from other type 2 diabetes medications. Adjusting your dose based on your blood sugar readings may be a step towards reaching your A1C goal.

Get off to a good start with Xultophy® 100/3.6

Watch the video below to see how starting Xultophy® 100/3.6 and tracking your blood sugar can help you reach your A1C goal. Talk to your health care provider about how to adjust your dose based on your blood sugar readings.

Talk to a Certified Diabetes Educator about Xultophy® 100/3.6. Call 1-866-696-4086 Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM ET.

Important tips for taking Xultophy® 100/3.6

Here are some helpful tips from the video above. Be sure to take Xultophy® 100/3.6 exactly how your health care provider tells you.

  • Once a day: Xultophy® 100/3.6 is taken once daily, at the same time each day.
  • Independent of meals: Xultophy® 100/3.6 may be taken with or without food.
  • Missed dose: If you miss a dose, take that dose at your next regular dosing time. Do not take an extra dose or increase the dose to make up for the one you missed.

    If you miss more than 3 days of Xultophy® 100/3.6, call your health care provider for further instructions about taking Xultophy® 100/3.6 at the right dose and to help lower your chance of having an upset stomach.

Xultophy® 100/3.6 comes in a prefilled pen

Xultophy® 100/3.6 Pen
Delivers 10 to 50 units in a single injection
Adjusts in 1-unit increments
No push-button extension
Lasts 21 days once in use

Taking a single daily dose of Xultophy® 100/3.6 showed similar A1C results to 1 long-acting and up to 4 mealtime insulin injections.

Get a personalized diabetes support plan at no cost to you

If you’re taking Xultophy® 100/3.6, you can access a free diabetes support program from Novo Nordisk. Create your own support plan based on your individual needs to manage diabetes your way.

Diabetes Health Coach

If you are taking Xultophy® 100/3.6, you have access to one-on-one phone calls with a Diabetes Health Coach—a Certified Diabetes Educator.


Learn from online coaching sessions and videos about how to manage your diabetes.


Receive regular reminders and ongoing encouragement via email.

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