"I pay $20 copay for a 90 day supply of my insulin the amount depends on what my doc rxs but the copay is always the same! So I could get 1/2 the amount or lower and still pay the same price, pretty dumb. Fortunately I have insurance. I am stocking…"
"To add to this. I was on the Novo Flex pen and with UNHC's top tier plan I was paying $94 for a box of 5 pens. Lantus was $86 for the same. That was an average 30 day supply for me.
Now that I'm on both the CGMS and Dex I still have to buy…"
"I also get my Apidra free with the "No co-pay" offer. But when I paid for it my insurance gave me a three month supply for $40. But regarding the full retail prices described above: To get an idea of how high the U.S. at least marks…"
"I use Apidra and Lantus Solostar pens. Right now I pay no co-pay at all for the Apidra pens because of a coupon I found online. For the lantus pens I pay a $25.00 co-pay for 3 months supply which is also because of a coupon I found online. My usual…"
"Walgreens as a whole is very expensive for insulin out of pocket. Even for the R and NPH, 70/30 insulins. When I used to be on 70/30 I could get it at Wal-Mart around 25 dollars. Walgreen it was close to 60 dollars...for 70/30 that's insanity."
"I just picked up more insulin yesterday, I normally don't pay attention most of the year because after my deductible is up insurance pays for my insulin. New year, new deductible. Cost me $433.55 for 3 vials of humalog. I swear it was something…"
"I know for a box of 5 Humalog pens, IF I paid out of pocket, they would have cost around $265.00. About that much for a box of five Lantus pens too. Sorry don't really have a price for the vials but that sounds about right. All the new insulins…"
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