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Lantus (insulin glargine) is a long-acting type of insulin. Insulin helps to control blood sugar levels in diabetes mellitus, including diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2. Lantus is more popular than other insulins. There are currently no generic alternatives for any insulin, but there is an alternative insulin with the same active ingredient as Lantus.

Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Lantus is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

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Here’s Why Insulin Is So Expensive – And What You Can Do About It

Marie Beaugureau - February 08, 2018

The numbers are in: U.S. spending on diabetes drugs increased from $10 billion to $22 billion per year between 2002 and 2012, according to a recent study. And most of that cost was due to skyrocketing prices for one diabetes medication: insulin. Take, for example, Lantus, one of the most popular insulins on the market. The price of a 10-milliliter vial has shot up from under $40 in 2001 to around $275 today. See More

Why is Humalog Expensive? And How Can You Save?

Tori Marsh - January 17, 2018

Humalog (insulin lispro) is a fast-acting insulin used to treat diabetes type one and two. Doctors report low levels of adherence to insulins like Humalog because of its cost. Cash prices for Humalog average around $549 for five kwikpens, and there is no generic alternative for any insulin brand. Humalog generated billions of dollars in global sales for Eli Lilly in 2016.   

Here is some information on Humalog, and how you can save. See More

Why Taking Your Medications for These Common “Silent” Diseases is Important

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 16, 2018

If you’ve ever been afraid to show up at your doctor’s office because you’ve been “bad” then this post is for YOU!  You may think your doctor is “pushing medications on you” especially if you aren’t experiencing any symptoms of the condition they are treating you for. However, their reasoning is not without sound medical and professional judgment. 

One of the many reasons you might receive a lecture about the importance of taking your medications is due to the progressive nature of many diseases if not properly treated. See More

Why is Lantus so Expensive? And How Can You Save?

Tori Marsh - December 22, 2017

One of the only ways to treat diabetes type 1 and 2 are through insulin injections, like Lantus (insulin glargine), that help to control blood sugar. Unfortunately, doctors consistently report low levels of adherence to insulins, Lantus included. The main reason? The cost.   

Lantus is a prime example of an expensive insulinaveraging around $274 per month, it is unaffordable for many. But GoodRx is here to help.

Here is some information on Lantus, and how you can save

Why are insulins, and Lantus, so expensive?

The case of insulin prices is an interesting one. See More

Rapid-Acting Versus Long-Acting Insulin: What’s the Difference?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - November 21, 2017

For people who need to take insulin, there are a couple of different typeslong-acting, short-acting, rapid-acting, intermediate-acting, etc. That’s a lot of options!

One question I see most often is the difference between rapid-acting and long-acting insulins. So, let’s get into it.   

What is rapid-acting insulin?

Rapid-acting, or meal-time insulin, is a type of insulin that’s usually taken before, during, or after a meal to lower your blood sugar levels associated with meals. See More

Safe Needle Disposal: What You Need to Know

The GoodRx Pharmacist - September 28, 2017

Proper disposal of sharp medical objects—like syringes, needles, or lancets—is important to prevent injury. The improper disposal of needles or sharps is dangerous and can increase the risk for a needle stick injury, which can spread blood-borne diseases like HIV or various forms of hepatitis.

Many states have laws regarding sharp disposal, so it’s important to understand proper disposal practices. See More

FDA Approves Long-Acting Insulin Lusduna

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 28, 2017

If you have type 2 diabetes, your doctor or health care provider has most likely prescribed you a long acting insulin like Lantus (insulin glargine), Toujeo (insulin glargine), or Basaglar (insulin glargine). These type of insulins work to control your blood sugar between meals and when you’re sleeping. They can be injected once or twice a day to give you around-the-clock blood sugar control.

Lusduna Nexvue (insulin glargine) is the newest brand of long-acting insulin to gain FDA approval. See More

Adlyxin for Diabetes Type 2 Now Available in Pharmacies

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 31, 2017

Back in July, the FDA approved Adlyxin for diabetes type 2, and it is now available in pharmacies!

When people think about injectable diabetes medications, the first thing that comes to mind tends to be insulin medications like Humalog (insulin lispro) or Lantus (insulin glargine). However, the FDA has been approving many new non-insulin products recently, like Victoza and Byetta, and now Adlyxin!

What is Adlyxin indicated for?

Adlyxin is a GLP-1 agonist, a hormone that helps stimulate the production of insulin and normalize blood sugar levels. See More

FDA Approves Soliqua for Type 2 Diabetes

The GoodRx Pharmacist - December 13, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we have some news in the world of diabetes medications! The FDA has recently released Soliqua 100/33, a combination medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes can be very tricky and hard to control. Therefore, the discovery and approval of these new oral and injectable medications are important for healthcare providers and their patients.

What is Soliqua 100/33 indicated for?

Soliqua 100/33 is prescribed to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, in conjunction with diet and exercise. See More

40+ Drugs to Be Dropped By Insurance

Elizabeth Davis - August 17, 2016

Americans, get ready for sticker shock at the pharmacy.

In 2017, the nation’s largest insurance companies will likely exclude up to 154 different drugs from coverage. If you’re taking one of these prescriptions, your co-pay is about to go way, way up.

Last year, popular drugs including Viagra and Qsymia were dropped by major insurance plans for 2016. The trend continues this year. Almost 50 popular brand-name and generic drugs will likely no longer be covered by one of the nation’s largest prescription insurance providers. See More

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