Insulin Lispro

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 147 -
2005 215  68
2006 218  3
2007 183  35
2008 184  1
2009 164  20
Year Rank Change
2010 140  24
2011 100  40
2012 104  4
2013 158  54
2014 138  20

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 10,220,896
Insulin Lispro (this drug) 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
  • Humalog
  • Humalog Kwikpen
  • Humalog Pen
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Insulin Lispro Recombinant
  • Insulin Lispro

FDA Approval Information

Established Pharmacologic Class (EPC): Insulin Analog
Initial FDA approval date: 6/14/1996
First FDA applicant: Eli Lilly And Co
First dosage form: Injectable (injection)

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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