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How it works

  • Enroll online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.

  • Pre-qualification

    NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are pre-qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free, and you only pay our service fee.

  • Submit documents

    We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.

  • Receive medication

    Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address. Final acceptance is determined by the pharmaceutical company.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Humulin R cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Humulin R prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly price of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
10ml of 100 units/ml - 1 vial$96.00$49.00$47.00

Am I eligible for Humulin R patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Humulin R patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Humulin R enrollment application individually. The main factors considered are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Humulin R patient assistance program?

Applying for the Humulin R patient assistance program through NiceRx is simple. Begin by completing the enrollment application on our website. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. We may be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications as well as Humulin R, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Humulin R assistance, we will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. We will work with your healthcare provider to prepare and submit all the documents required for you to enroll. If you are successfully enrolled in the Humulin R patient assistance program, we will also request your Humulin R medication refills for up to 1 year. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated details and seek to re-enroll you in the program.

Is NiceRx a Humulin R coupons provider?

NiceRx does not provide Humulin R coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Humulin R manufacturer coupons, Humulin R discounts, rebates, Humulin R savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your Humulin R medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Humulin R if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Humulin R patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Humulin R
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Humulin R prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much is Humulin R with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the cost of Humulin R with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

How much does Humulin R cost without insurance?

Humulin R prices without insurance will depend on if you buy Humulin R solution to be used in a syringe or a Humulin R KwikPen prefilled injection pen. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Humulin R will typically cost around $130 per 300-unit KwikPen (around 5 days’ worth, depending on how much Humulin R you need to take).

What is Humulin R?

Humulin R is a man-made insulin used to control high blood glucose in adults and children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It is an insulin you inject into your body under your skin (subcutaneous injection) using either a self-injecting Humulin R KwikPen or a syringe. This increases how much insulin you have in your bloodstream, helping your cells absorb more glucose and lowering your blood glucose levels.

Humulin R is a short-acting insulin that is often used after meals. Your prescribing doctor will tell you when to inject Humulin R, how often, and what dose to inject. You may be prescribed Humulin R alone or alongside other diabetes medications and treatments.

Humulin R active ingredients

The active ingredient in Humulin R is called regular insulin. It is a synthetic (man-made) version of the insulin your body naturally makes.

Regular insulin works in the same way as the insulin your pancreas makes. It is a short-acting insulin that starts to work in around 30 minutes. It reaches its peak in 2 to 3 hours and lasts for up to 8 hours. Humulin R is usually injected after a meal to help your body absorb the glucose released from the food you digest.

Humulin R side effects

The most common side effects caused by Humulin R include:

  • Reactions at the site of injection – itching, rashes, skin thickening, or pits forming in your skin (lipodystrophy)
  • Allergic reactions
  • Swelling (edema) of the feet and hands
  • Weight gain
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)

Humulin R can cause more serious side effects. These are rarer, but may include:

  • Severe allergic reactions to the medication which can cause anaphylaxis
  • Your blood sugar falling to dangerous levels (hypoglycemia)
  • Low potassium levels in your blood (hypokalemia) – constipation, leg cramps, irregular heartbeats, increase in thirst or urination, muscle weakness
  • Heart failure, if you take it alongside another type of diabetes medication, called TZDs (thiazolidinediones)

Your doctor will assess the benefits of taking Humulin R against your risk of side effects.

Humulin R drug interactions

Humulin R can interact with other medications. Tell your prescribing doctor about all drugs you are taking, particularly:

  • Antibiotics such as cinoxacin, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin
  • Thiazolidinedione medications (TZDs) such as pioglitazone and rosiglitazone, taken to treat diabetes
  • Any other diabetes medications – metformin, glipizide
  • Any atypical antipsychotic medications – clozapine, olanzapine, and quetiapine
  • Alcohol or any medications that contain alcohol
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers such as candesartan, losartan, and valsartan, taken to treat high blood pressure
  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors such as captopril, enalapril, and perindopril, taken to treat high blood pressure and certain heart conditions
  • Antidepressants, including monoamine oxidase inhibitors and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors – phenelzine, selegiline, and sertraline
  • Beta 2-stimulants taken to treat asthma – salmeterol, formoterol
  • Beta-blockers taken to treat high blood pressure – propranolol, sotalol
  • Clonidine taken to treat a range of conditions including high blood pressure
  • Corticosteroids such as cortisone and prednisolone
  • Diuretics taken to make you lose water and salt, usually to treat high blood pressure – bumetanide, furosemide
  • Estrogen containing drugs including birth control and hormone replacements
  • Fenofibrate taken to lower blood triglyceride levels
  • Thyroid hormones taken to treat thyroid gland disorders – levothyroxine, liothyronine

Humulin R warning and precautions

Humulin R is not suitable for everyone. Do not take Humulin R if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient regular insulin
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Humulin R
  • Have low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Have diabetic ketoacidosis – a condition where high blood sugar causes high levels of ketones to build up in your body
  • Are under 2 years of age
  • Are under 18 years of age, with type 2 diabetes

Talk to your doctor before taking Humulin R if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Humulin R
  • Have or have ever had heart failure
  • Have or have ever had any other heart conditions
  • Have any problems with your liver
  • Have any problems with your kidneys
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

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The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.