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What is a cheaper alternative to Lantus?
Basaglar contains the same kind of insulin as Lantus (insulin glargine), and while it is cheaper—Basaglar costs about 15% less than Lantus—it is still expensive, with a cash price of around $450 for a 30-day supply. via
How much does Lantus cost per month?
Lantus is a prime example of an expensive insulin—averaging around $274 per month, it is unaffordable for many. via
Is there a generic for Lantus vial?
There is currently no generic alternative for Lantus, but there is an alternative insulin with the same active ingredient as Lantus. GoodRx has partnered with Inside Rx and Sanofi-Aventis to reduce the price for this prescription. via
How much is insulin at Walmart without insurance?
Walmart's private-brand insulin will cost $72.88 per vial and $85.88 per FlexPen for people without insurance. This may benefit people who have no health insurance or have a high deductible for medications. via
Why is Lantus given at night?
Lantus is designed to give a steady level of insulin over 24 hours, even when you are not eating such as between meals and overnight. This helps keep blood glucose levels consistent during the day and at night. via
How many units of Lantus is normal?
The usual starting dose of Lantus for people with type 2 diabetes is 0.2 units/kg. (There are about 2.2 lb/kg.) The maximum starting dose of Lantus is 10 units a day. Lantus is typically taken once a day, not twice a day. via
How long does Lantus pen last?
Keep Lantus away from direct heat and light. After its first use, don't refrigerate the Lantus SoloStar pen. Keep it at room temperature only (below 86°F). After 28 days, throw your opened Lantus pen away—even if it still has insulin in it. via
Can I buy Lantus over the counter?
Can I Buy Lantus Online? One cannot just buy Lantus online or get Lantus insulin OTC in the United States from a pharmacy as it is a medication that requires a prescription before it can be dispensed. Because of this restriction, the first step to getting a Lantus prescription is consulting a licensed medical provider. via
When should you not take Lantus?
You should not use Lantus if you are having an episode of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), or if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis (call your doctor for treatment). Never share a Lantus injection pen or cartridge with another person. via
Can you buy Lantus at Walmart?
You'll have to go to a Walmart store and ask a pharmacist for a vial in order to purchase it. While it's considered an “over-the-counter” medication now, it's still managed very carefully by the pharmacy because it needs to be refrigerated and it's still a high-value medication despite being only $25 per vial. via
How much is a box of Lantus pens?
Pay as little as $99 for each vial or $149 for a pack of 5 pens. Many manufacturers offer programs that will reduce your out-of-pocket costs for this prescription. via
What is the most inexpensive insulin?
Novolin R and Novolin N are currently the cheapest traditional insulins, with average unit prices of around $0.10. via