Insulin Aspart

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2007 - 2017

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2007 - 2017)

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
2007 196  28
2008 219  23
2009 127  92
2010 95  32
2011 117  22
2012 78  39
Year Rank Change
2013 177  99
2014 81  96
2015 85  4
2016 87  2
2017 56  31

Patient Out-Of-Pocket Cost Over Time (2007 - 2017)

"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 (2017)
Insulin Glargine 20,715,012
Insulin Aspart (this drug) 14,259,046
Insulin Detemir 6,620,839
Insulin Lispro 6,080,311
Insulin Degludec 1,608,451

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
  • Fiasp
  • Fiasp Flextouch
  • Fiasp Penfill
  • 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: Rx
First dosage form: Injectable (subcutaneous)

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2007-2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 20.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.


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