Insulin Glargine

Drug Usage Statistics, United States, 2008 - 2018

Insulin Glargine Summary for 2018

Estimated number of prescriptions in the United States 24,911,721
Top drug rank #25 ( 8)
Average total drug cost $573.75 (USD)
Average out-of-pocket cost $50.21 (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 49  22
2009 66  17
2010 54  12
2011 37  17
2012 41  4
2013 40  1
Year Rank Change
2014 44  4
2015 36  8
2016 22  14
2017 33  11
2018 25  8

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 (this drug) 24,911,721
Insulin Aspart 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
  • Basaglar
  • Lantus
  • Lantus Solostar
  • Toujeo Max Solostar
  • Toujeo Solostar
Generic Drug Synonyms and Salts
  • Insulin Glargine Recombinant
  • Insulin Glargine

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 21.0. Read more about the ClinCalc DrugStats database.

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