Humulin R (human insulin) is a short-acting type of insulin. Insulin helps to control blood sugar levels in diabetes mellitus, including diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2. Humulin R is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic options for any insulin brand, but less expensive biosimilar versions may be available in the future.
Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Humulin R is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.