Blood glucose (blood sugar) test strips are used with a meter to monitor the level of glucose in the blood in type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Another type of test strip can monitor ketones, though a different type of meter may be needed to read the strip.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Test Strips

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Abbott Freestyle
155
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Onetouch
136
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Accu-Chek
168
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Accu-Chek is part of the Medical Supplies and Devices class and treats Diabetes Type 2 and Diabetes Type 1. There are currently no generic alternatives to Accu-Chek.

GoodRx has partnered with InsideRx and Roche to reduce the price for this prescription. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Accu-Chek is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans.

Bayer Contour Next
121
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True Metrix
60
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True Metrix test strips are compatible with the True Metrix Air Meters and are sold in packages of 50 or 100.
Bayer Contour
121
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Bayer Contour test strips are used to measure glucose in the blood.
Wavesense
27
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Truetrack
49
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TRUEtrack Test Strips are compatible with the TRUEtrack Meter, and are sold in packages of 50 or 100. They are also sold under many retail store brands and may be compatible with store brand meters.
Precision Xtra
82
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Prodigy Autocode
N/A N/A See Prices
Prodigy AutoCode Test Strips are compatible with all Prodigy meters (Prodigy AutoCode Meter, Prodigy Pocket Meter, Prodigy Voice Meter) and are sold in packages of 50.
Bayer Breeze 2
121
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Bayer Breeze 2 test strips are used to measure glucose in the blood.
Advocate Redi-Code
N/A N/A See Prices
Trueread
N/A N/A See Prices
TRUEread Test Strips are compatible with the TRUEread Meter, and are sold in packages of 50 or 100.
Nova Max
47
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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