Insulin Aspart

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Insulin Aspart Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 12,146,568
Top drug rank #65 ( 9)
Average total drug cost $788.56 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $39.59 (USD)

Number of Prescriptions Over Time (2008 - 2018)

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
2008 219  23
2009 127  92
2010 95  32
2011 117  22
2012 78  39
2013 177  99
Year Rank Change
2014 81  96
2015 86  5
2016 87  1
2017 56  31
2018 65  9

Drug Cost Over Time (2008 - 2018)

  • Total cost: The average total cost of the medication including the out-of-pocket cost (see below) plus the amount paid by other parties (Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, Veterans Administration, TRICARE, other state/federal sources, Worker's compensation, and other miscellaneous sources)
  • Out-of-pocket cost: The average payment made by the patient which may include deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, or the cash price paid without insurance coverage.

Related Drugs

Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2018)
Insulin Glargine 24,911,721
Insulin Aspart (this drug) 12,146,569
Insulin Lispro 8,512,588
Insulin Detemir 6,593,849
Insulin Degludec 3,226,388

Multum Therapeutic Classes

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:
First FDA applicant:
First dosage form:

Prescription data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 2008-2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD. ClinCalc DrugStats Database version 21.1. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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