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Are there any cheaper alternatives to Lantus and Novolog pens?

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Are there any cheaper alternatives to Lantus and Novolog pens? They are so expensive. A generic one perhaps?
There is no generic versions of Lantus or Novolog, however, there are a couple of alternatives to consider. It is usually cheaper to buy the Lantus and Novolog in a vial with separate syringes. There are cheaper forms of insulin available, such as human insulin (both short and long acting), but there are advantages to using the newer forms of insulin, which is why the newer forms are increasingly used. Usually, the doctor will prefer that you stay in Lantus and Novolog, but would have no problem with changing to the vials and syringes.

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