Information by Insulin

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Information by Insulin

The following table presents information by insulin for common insulins with links to other resources on the Mutual Aid Diabetes site. For urgent insulin support resources (less than 7 days of insulin), please see this page

Insulin Manufacturer Type Link to Resources Other Notes

Ademlog (insulin lispro)

Sanofi

Rapid Acting

It is a biosimilar to Humalog. 

Apidra (insulin glulisine)

Sanofi

Rapid Acting

Basaglar (insulin glargine)

Eli Lilly

Long Acting

It is a biosimilar to Lantus. 

Fiasp (insulin aspart)

Novo Nordisk

Rapid Acting

Fiasp and Novolog are both insulin aspart. Fiasp also has vitamin B3 (niacinamide) which makes it more fast-acting.

Humalog (insulin lispro)

Eli Lilly

Rapid Acting

Insulin Lispro (labelled as such) is available as a Humalog "generic" with a cheaper list price. It is Humalog that has been relabeled. It is the exact same insulin.

Insulin Aspart

Novo Nordisk

Rapid Acting

Insulin Aspart (labelled as such) is available as a Novolog "generic" with a cheaper list price. It is Novolog that has been relabeled. It is the exact same insulin.

Insulin Lispro

Eli Lilly

Rapid Acting

Insulin Lispro (labelled as such) is available as a Humalog "generic" with a cheaper list price. It is Humalog that has been relabeled. It is the exact same insulin.

Lantus (insulin glargine)

Sanofi

Long Acting

Levemir (insulin detemir)

Novo Nordisk

Long Acting

Lyumjev (insulin lispro-aabc)

Eli Lilly

Ultra Rapid Acting

Humalog) with two additives to help it work more quickly: Treprostinil, which helps to open up blood vessels for faster absorption, and sodium citrate to also enhance the insulin’s action time.

Novolog (insulin aspart)

Novo Nordisk

Rapid Acting

Insulin Aspart (labelled as such) is available as a Novolog "generic" with a cheaper list price. It is Novolog that has been relabeled. It is the exact same insulin.

Semglee (insulin glargine)

Mylan

Long Acting

It is a biosimilar to Lantus. It has a list price of $99.

Toujeo (insulin glargine)

Sanofi

Long Acting

Tresiba (insulin degludec)

Novo Nordisk

Long Acting

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