Insulin Aspart

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2004 - 2014

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2004 - 2014)

Rank of Top Drugs Over Time

"Rank" refers to the frequency that a given medication is prescribed within a calendar year compared to all other medications. A rank of "4" would indicate that the medication was the fourth most commonly prescribed medication.

Year Rank Change
2004 255 -
2005 229  26
2006 168  61
2007 196  28
2008 220  24
2009 126  94
Year Rank Change
2010 95  31
2011 117  22
2012 78  39
2013 177  99
2014 81  96

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2004 - 2014)

"Out-of-pocket" cost refers to the payment made by the patient (either cash price or the copay amount). This value does not include reimbursement from a third party payer (eg, Medicare or private insurance) and does not represent the total drug cost.

Usage Statistics of Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2014)
Insulin Glargine 20,384,789
Insulin Aspart (this drug) 10,220,896
Insulin Lispro 5,016,278
Insulin Detemir 4,772,952

Drug Synonyms

Drug synonyms are used during the sanitation and standardization process of "cleaning" the original data source (MEPS). Occassionally, brand names may be listed below that are no longer on the market or are very infrequently used.

Brand Name Synonyms
  • Novolog
  • Novolog Flexpen
  • Novolog Flextouch
  • Novolog Innolet
  • Novolog Penfill
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Insulin Aspart Recombinant
  • Insulin Aspart

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Insulin Analog
Initial FDA approval date: 6/7/2000
First FDA applicant: Novo Nordisk Inc
First dosage form: Injectable (subcutaneous)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2004-2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 17.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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