Table 8.3

Median cost of insulins in the U.S. calculated as average wholesale price per 1,000 units of specified dosage form/product (48)

InsulinsCompoundsDosage form/productMedian AWP package price (min, max)*
Rapid-acting analogs
• LisproU-100 vial$306
U-100 3 mL cartridges$306 ($306, $379)
U-100 prefilled pen; U-200 prefilled pen$394
• AspartU-100 vial$306
U-100 3 mL cartridges$380
U-100 prefilled pen$395
• GlulisineU-100 vial$283
U-100 prefilled pen$365
• Inhaled insulinInhalation cartridges$557 ($453, $754)
Short-acting
• Human RegularU-100 vial$165
Intermediate-acting
• Human NPHU-100 vial$165
U-100 prefilled pen$350
Concentrated Human Regular insulin
• U-500 Human Regular insulinU-500 vial$165
U-500 prefilled pen$213
Basal analogs
• GlargineU-100 vial; U-100 prefilled pen; U-300 prefilled pen$298
• DetemirU-100 vial; U-100 prefilled pen$323
• DegludecU-100 prefilled pen; U-200 prefilled pen$355
Premixed products
• NPH/Regular 70/30U-100 vial$165
U-100 prefilled pen$350
• Lispro 50/50U-100 vial$317
U-100 prefilled pen$394
• Lispro 75/25U-100 vial$317
U-100 prefilled pen$394
• Aspart 70/30U-100 vial$318
U-100 prefilled pen$395
  • AWP listed alone when only one product and/or price.